Environmental information and activities related to the Sparrows Point Steel Mill (Formerly known as Bethlehem Steel Corporation) can be found below. In 1997, The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a Consent Decree with Bethlehem Steel Corporation to address environmental contamination at the property. In September 2014, an Administrative Consent Order was executed between the prospective purchaser, Sparrows Point Terminal LLC, MDE and the EPA, which amended the 1997 Consent Decree. A portion of the peninsula known as the Sparrows Point Shipyard property has also been enrolled in the Voluntary Cleanup Program.
EPA Offshore Reports
EPA Region III Final Statement of Basis for the Tin Mill CanalPublic Meeting Presentation on environmental cleanup progress and off-shore investigations.
Joint Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Public Informational Meeting on the Administrative Consent Order and Protective Purchaser Agreement:
Public Meeting June 24, 2010 MDE/EPA presentations and associated information:
EPA Statement of Basis public notice for Parcels A1 and sub-parcel B4-1
Redevelopment at steel making facility
EPA Approves Prospective Purchaser Agreement November 25, 2014
Administrative Consent Order
Key Provisions of the Administrative Consent Order and Background
Please contact Mrs. Barbara Brown at 410-537-3493 or email to Barbara.Brown1@maryland.gov with any questions or comments on the Development plans. with any questions or comments on the Development plans.
EPA Region III Corrective Action
The Sparrows Point Environmental Reports Voluntary Cleanup Program Section currently lists the most recent information on environmental reports. To view the Sparrows Point VCP page, please click here. The following presented information is listed in chronological order. Please review the individual documents for specific information:
Coke Oven Area Interim Measures Progress Reports
Documents Submitted to the Court on 12/28/11 as Developed in the Dispute Resolution Process:
Maryland Port Authority
Maryland Port Authority Coke Point Risk Assessment
If you have questions or require assistance related to the above material, please contact Ms. Barbara Brown at 410-537-3493 or email to Barbara.Brown1@maryland.gov
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