Press Release
April 18, 2017

Mayor Emanuel, Senator Durbin Call on US Steel to Keep Plant Closed after Chemical Spill while Water, Soil Testing Continues

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin today sent a letter to the executives of US Steel, calling on them to keep their Portage, IN facility closed while water and soil testing continues following last week's spill of the dangerous chemical hexavalent chromium in a Lake Michigan tributary.

View the full letter.

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