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Ohio Tables

Pollution Pays: Ohio Tables

January 31, 2000

Table 1. Fourteen of twenty-two facilities* in Ohio have violated the Clean Water Act at least once in the past two years. Only two fines have been levied.

Company City Number of quarters in violation of the Clean Water Act (4/97-3/99)* Penalties Assessed
LTV Steel Co. Inc. Cleveland, OH 8 of 8 419,000
Bay West Paper Corp. Middletown, OH 8 of 8 0
Ormet Corp. Hannibal, OH 7 of 8 115000
Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp Mingo Junction, OH 7 of 8 0
Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp Steubenville, OH 5 of 8 0
WCI Steel, Inc. Warren, OH 5 of 8 0
BP Exploration and Oil Inc Lima, OH 4 of 8 0
USS/Kobe Steel Co. Lorain, OH 4 of 8 0
Timken Co., The Canton, OH 4 of 8 0
Jefferson Smurfit Corporation Circleville, OH 2 of 8 0
AK Steel Corp. Middletown, OH 2 of 8 0
Republic Engineered Steel Canton, OH 2 of 8 0
Frasier Papers Inc., W Carroll West Carrollton, OH 1 of 8 0
BP Oil Corp. Toledo (Oregon), OH 1 of 8 0
Mead Corp. Chillicothe, OH 0 of 8 0
Stone Container Corp. Coshocton, OH 0 of 8 0
Appleton Papers Inc. West Carrollton, OH 0 of 8 0
Ashland Oil Inc Canton, OH 0 of 8 0
Sun Company Inc (R & M) Toledo/Oregon, OH 0 of 8 0
Armco Inc. Mansfield, OH 0 of 8 0
CSC Inc Warren, OH 0 of 8 0
North Star BHP Steel Delta, OH 0 of 8 0

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from EPA SFIP Data.
* SFIP data used for this report includes all major facilities in five industries: Auto assembly, iron and steel, petroleum refining, pulp manufacturing, and metal smelting and refining industries. Violations are reported on a quarterly basis and no distinction is made between single ans multiple violations.