STEEL COMPANY, INC.
Steel is committed to the responsible environmental management of
its operations. In addition, LTV Steel will pursue efforts to conserve
energy and natural resources where appropriate and economically
company is committed to the continual improvement of its environmental
management system, to the prevention of pollution and to compliance
with all relevant environmental legislation, regulations and other
environmental requirements to which the organization subscribes.
a company, LTV Steel will provide its employees with the resources
and environmental management systems needed to meet these commitments.
LTV Steel Company, Inc.
Total compliance with all applicable environmental laws and regulations
is LTV Steel's minimum standard of environmental performance. We are continuously
investigating and using technologically-proven systems and methods to
improve our control systems. Since 1985, we have spent $262 million in
capital investments dedicated to environmental control or compliance.
Here are a few examples of our efforts:
Chemical Release Reduction
In accordance with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) policy, LTV Steel plants have reduced chemical
releases to the air by 88%, to the water by 79%, and to
the land by 59% since reporting began in 1988.
In 1991, LTV Steel voluntarily agreed to reduce the release of 17 chemicals
targeted by the EPA. The Company committed to achieve a 33% reduction
by 1992 and a 50% reduction by 1995, compared with 1988 levels. By 1995
(the year the program ended), LTV Steel had achieved reductions of 88%.
This accomplishment led to LTV receiving a Hammer Award from Vice President
During the past 15 years, LTV has dramatically improved the energy efficiency
of its steelmaking operations, reducing energy consumption by 33% since
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LTV Steel is committed to recycling steel scrap and materials related
to the steel industry. Annually we recycle more than two million tons
of steel scrap. We also actively support community-based recycling programs
and follow a policy to preferentially purchase items made of recycled
materials when they meet our quality and cost standards. LTV Steel is
one of the founders of the Ohio Buy Recycled Business Alliance.