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city (1990 pop. 9,656), Allegheny co., SW Pa., an industrial suburb of Pittsburgh, on the Monongahela River; settled 1770, inc. 1903. Building materials, plastics, machinery, and coke products are manufactured. Coal mines are in the area.
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An explosion at the largest coke manufacturing facility in the US has injured at least 15 people and forced a partial suspension of the US Steel operations in Clairton, Pennsylvania.
BOSTON Reverend George Michael Bercik OFM, 57, of Boston, Massachusetts formerly of Clairton, Pennsylvania died at Saint Christopher's Friary on December 29, 2009 after an extended illness.
Lesker Company, based in Clairton, Pennsylvania, said his company benefited from its participation in the TIDE program.