3/1/06 - U.S. Steel Class Action Update
Class Action filed Against US Steel
December 13, 2004
A press conference will be held Tuesday, Nov 30 at 11:00 am at the Jefferson Ave entrance of the US Steel Plant, River Rouge.
Announcing a class action air pollution case against U.S. Steel on behalf of the City of River Rouge and the residents of the City of River Rouge and the City of Ecorse.
Greg P. Joseph, Mayor, River Rouge, MI
David Bower, City Attorney, River Rouge, MI
Jason Thompson, Attorney, Charfoos & Christensen
Plaintiffs assert the claims pursuant to the Michigan Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Michigan common law for damages and request monetary and relief for statutory violations and common-law liability arising from the operation of United States Steel Corporation’s Ecorse, Michigan Steel Plant and the release and discharge of air particulate matter in the process of steel manufacturing, and other toxic and hazardous substances.
2. This action involves air pollution emitted from Defendants steel plant that
causes property damage, potential health risks and nuisance damages in violation of Federal and State Law. Plaintiffs have observed metal-like dust and flakes falling
Order Certifying Class Certificate