Industry Position: American steel producers have carefully sought to reduce our environmental footprint even while producing the advanced and highly recyclable steel that our economy needs. We have been encouraged by the current Administration’s recognition of the need for a partnership with industry to preserve and protect our shared environment while promoting economic growth. AISI urges the Administration and Congress to continue to reconsider EPA regulatory actions in order to address the impact of these regulations on industrial competitiveness and to ensure adequate cost/benefit analysis.  More »

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 Did You Know | Facts About The Steel Industry | American Iron and Steel Institute

Scrap, both in the steel mill and at manufacturing plants where steel is shaped and cut, are always sent back and recycled to make a new batch of steel. And gases produced in the steelmaking process are recycled into the system to heat up the furnace, reducing the need for additional energy.