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WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (July 17, 2019) – Sterigenics has reached an agreement with the state of Illinois to reopen its Willowbrook medical device sterilization plant. Under the agreement filed Wednesday in DuPage County Circuit Court, which is subject to court approval, Sterigenics will install additional emission capture and control equipment that…

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CHICAGO (April 29, 2019) – Levels of ethylene oxide remained relatively low last month in Willowbrook and other nearby suburbs following the February closure of the Sterigenics plant, new test results from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, average concentrations detected at eight…

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WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (April 1, 2019) – A report released by the Illinois Department of Public Health last week shows there is a concerning spike in cancer cases for people living near the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook. The first-of-its kind study also found differences and inconsistencies between genders, across the study areas, and among…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 13, 2019) – A group of lawmakers sent a letter to the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday demanding the agency take several immediate actions to protect communities near the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook. In the letter, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth…

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