Unlimited Access. Try it Today! Your First 10 Days Always $0.99

Topics

Bankruptcy
Former Sparrows Point mill owner fined for environmental violations during demolition
Former Sparrows Point mill owner fined for environmental violations during demolition

The former owner of the Sparrows Point steel mill in Dundalk and its demolition contractor have been hit with more than $3 million in penalties for pollution violations that officials say occurred during the tear-down of old mill buildings. The Maryland Department of the Environment alleged that former owners HRE Sparrows Point LLC and Sparrows Point LLC and contractor MCM Management Corp. committed violations that included failing to control stormwater, sediment and erosion, dumping trash and industrial waste, stockpiling scrap tires and handling asbestos improperly. The violations were discovered during inspections in 2013 and 2014, officials said. Under a settlement reached with the...

Loading

46°