Iron and Steel Sector Information
EPA and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are the agencies primarily responsible for regulating the iron and steel sector. The following links are intended to help Smart Sectors partners and the public learn more about how EPA works with the iron and steel sector.
Basic EPA regulatory information
- Federal Regulation Finder
- Laws and regulations, compliance and related technical Information
- EPA national emission standards for integrated iron and steel manufacturing
- EPA information about iron and steel manufacturing effluent guidelines
- EPA’s compliance assistance centers
- ENERGY STAR resources — ENERGY STAR is an EPA voluntary program that helps businesses and consumers save energy and money.
- SmartWay Transport — EPA’s SmartWay Transport program helps companies advance supply chain sustainability by measuring, benchmarking and improving freight transportation efficiency. Any company or organization that ships, manages or hauls freight in its operations can become an EPA SmartWay Partner.
- Smart Sectors snapshot for iron and steel — interactive application that provides a "snapshot" of the industry, showing a range of environmental and economic data from publicly-available sources.
- Smart Sectors renewal of National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program — a collaborative effort designed to reduce mercury air emissions.
- Sustainable Materials Management Prioritization Tools — Free, life cycle-based tools that offer a starting place to establish priorities for environmental improvement, focus limited financial and human resources where action could offer greater holistic benefit, and consider key industries for collaboration.