SunCoke Energy, US Steel Odor and Particulate Matter 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:

People in an area of Granite City, Illinois will get over $4 million dollars worth of compensation in the resolution of a class action that alleges that a US Steel mill and SunCoke coke-making plant are responsible for particulate matter and bad odors in the surrounding area.

Docket Number:


Company: SunCoke Energy Inc.

Filing Deadline: November 27, 2017

Class Period: November 10, 2009 to August 28, 2017

Objection Deadline: November 27, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: November 27, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: February 16, 2018

Proof of Purchase:

Yes, you must provide documentation that you owned property in or lived in the geographical area included in the settlement.


You may be eligible if you owned or occupied property in a specific geographical area of Granite City, Illinois between November 10, 2009 and August 28, 2017. See the map to see if your location is included or search by address at the settlement website.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Varies; depends on a number of factors, such as the distance of your property from the companies’ properties, the location according to air modeling data, and the period of ownership or occupancy.

Total Settlement Amount: $4,250,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Simmons Hanly Conroy

Claim Form: Keltner Litigation Class Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Peggy Keltner, et al. v. SunCoke Energy, Inc., et al.

Settlement Website: Keltner Litigation Class Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Analytics Consulting LLC

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Keltner Litigation Class Settlement
c/o Analytics Consulting LLC
P.O. Box 2002
Chanhassen, MN 55317-2002

Tags: Bad Odor, Dispersal of Particulate Matter or Other Contaminants, Nuisance