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Chemical spill US Steel Corporation Midwest

Portage, Indiana | 2021-Sep-27

Initial Notification: On September 27, 2021, the NOAA SSC for the Great Lakes was notified of an orange sludgy substance accidentally released from a US Steel Corporation Facility. EPA, USCG, and State responders were on scene and collected samples. The source is secured. USCG is requesting phone support to provide clean-up recommendations for what is expected to be an iron sludge spill.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Chemical
Latitude (approximate): 41° 39.72′ North
Longitude (approximate): 86° 59.82′ West