An aerial view of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Portage, Indiana. U.S. Steel's facility can be seen in the upper left corner adjacent to the tributary to Lake Michigan. (Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore/Flickr)

Toxic Chemical Spill 100 Yards From Lake Michigan Closes Beaches

The United States Steel company reported the leak occurred on Tuesday due to equipment failure at its Portage, Indiana.