PITTSBURGH, Nov. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) issued the following statement in response to the City of Chicago’s press conference held the same day.
The company’s statement follows:
“U. S. Steel is committed to complying with all environmental standards, to ensuring the safety of our employees and our neighbors in the communities in which we live and operate, and to safeguarding our shared environment. We take that responsibility very seriously and recognize this as a critical aspect of our role as a member of each community in which we operate. We also take every incident seriously. We have worked with appropriate government agencies in the past as effectively as possible and continue those efforts as part of our work to continuously improve our environmental compliance processes.”
“With regard to the October 26 operating excursion at our Midwest Plant, we want to reiterate the event did not pose any danger to water supply or human health, and we promptly communicated the issue to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM).”
“U. S. Steel issued numerous statements related to the April incident at our Midwest Plant in Portage, Ind. Those statements are available in the Newsroom area of our website: https://www.ussteel.com/newsroom.”
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