GARY, Ind. (AP) -
Blast furnace operations are expected to be restored at U.S. Steelís Gary
Works mill several days after flooding at the facility.
Indiana) Times reports that the company hopes to bring its steel-making
operations back online in the coming days.
spokeswoman Amanda Malkowski says a service water leak was reported
Wednesday near blast furnace operations and, as a precaution, the company
stopped the furnaces and steel production.
District 7 Director Mike Millsap said the leak was from a massive pipe that
brings Lake Michigan water into the mill to cool furnaces and other
Crews worked over
the Thanksgiving holiday to remove the water.