U. S. Steel Issues Update On April 11 Midwest Plant Incident 

PITTSBURGH, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) issued the following statement to provide an update relative to the process release at U. S. Steel's Midwest Plant in Portage, Ind., on April 11 that impacted a water outfall that discharges to Burns Waterway.

The company's statement follows:

"U. S. Steel has identified the source of the process release that occurred April 11 at our Midwest Plant and has made the necessary repairs. Extensive testing has been, and continues to be, conducted on the repairs as well as on the water in and around the surrounding area."

"Recent sampling has indicated we are in compliance with our water permit limits.  In addition, we continue to work cooperatively with the appropriate agencies and entities."  

"We are reviewing a potential restart plan to best serve our customers, employees and the community."

SOURCE United States Steel Corporation