The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added the former Colorado Smelter site in Pueblo, Colorado, to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites.
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of November 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,638,086 net tons, a 10.2 percent decrease from the 8,508,477 net tons shipped in the previous month, October 2014, and a 0.4 percent increase from the 7,604,428 net tons shipped in November 2013.
On December 3, members of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Troop #2029, Troop #2011 and Troop #2346 came to Gershow Recycling’s facility in Valley Stream, New York to drop off 31 pounds of aluminum can tabs they collected over the past year as part of the Can Tabs for Kids program to benefit The Sunrise Fund.
The U.S. EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice have fined Sims Metal Management $189,500 for polluting San Francisco Bay with scrap metal debris in violation of the federal Clean Water Act.
Metalico, Inc. disclosed third quarter operating income from continuing operations of $2.1 million, an increase from $600,000 for the prior year period excluding impairment charges.