U.S. Steel’s Midwest Plant released 56.7 pounds of chromium into a Lake Michigan tributary in late October. The dump was 89% higher than its water pollution permit allows over 24 hours. The incident is the last bit of evidence gathered by attorneys at the University of Chicago’s Abrams Environmental Law Clinic for a lawsuit they are preparing against the steelmaker.
Toxic Dump Brings Lawsuit
December 7, 2017