If all goes according to plan, the Sparrows Point blast furnace will be imploded today at 1 PM. Fans of giant explosions, take note.
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A Sparrows Point blast furnace once known as the “Beast of the East” is set to be imploded in the coming weeks, but its star will still shine.
Just as the recent sale of the Sparrows Point steel mill to an industrial liquidation firm is awaiting approval by the court (a condition of current steel mill owners RG Steel’s bankruptcy), residents in and around the peninsula have filed a lawsuit Thursday against RG Steel over allegedly contaminating the surrounding properties and exposing residents to carcinogens, as well as “noxious stenches and odors.”