Clairton Coke Plant Emissions Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

USX Corporation, doing business as US Steel, is settling a class action regarding its coke plant in Clairton, Pennsylvania. The complaint alleged that certain emissions from the plant—pollutants, air contaminants, and noxious smells—occurred because of the company’s conduct. It claimed that the emissions have interfered with the use and enjoyment of homes in the area surrounding the plant.

Docket Number:

G.D. 17-008663

Company: United States Steel Corporation

Filing Deadline: February 3, 2020

Class Period: May 25, 2015

Objection Deadline: January 20, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: January 20, 2020

Final Approval Hearing: February 24, 2020

Proof of Purchase:

You must attach a copy of a government-issued photo identification and of proof of ownership of, or a rental agreement for, a home in the class area.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are or were an owner, occupant, or renter of a home within the class area at any point between May 25, 2015 and the present, or if you are a person who submitted an information sheet to class counsel in this case before October 25, 2018. A map of the class area is included in the Notice at https://www.ldclassaction.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/168/2019/12/U-S-Steel-Clairton-Class-Notice-with-map.pdf.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Pro rata share of the net settlement fund. Final amount will be determined after payment of attorneys’ costs and fees and settlement administration expenses based on the number of households that submitted valid claims.

Total Settlement Amount: $2,000,000 for settlement payments plus $6,500,000 for environmental improvement measures

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
James E. DePasquale
Liddle & Dubin PC

Claim Form: Clairton Coke Plant Emissions Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Ross v. USX Company, f/k/a and d/b/a as U.S. Steel Corporation

Settlement Website: Clairton Coke Plant Emissions Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Liddle & Dubin

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Liddle & Dubin PC
975 East Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI 48207
(800) 536-0045
info@LDClassAction.com

Tags: Bad Odor, Emissions, Environmental Contamination, Nuisance, Polluted or Toxic Air