Clairton, PA, wants to be clear: Residents demand accountability from U.S. Steel

"Right now, we are in an emergency, we are in a crisis"

CLAIRTON, Pennsylvania—Driving into Clairton, just 30 minutes outside of Pittsburgh, you see smoke stacks of the U.S. Steel Coke Works plant rise over the hills as the road weaves up and over them, and you smell a change in the air, even with the windows closed.

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