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Illinois EPA Director Seals Portions of Sterigenics Due to Public Health Hazards from Ethylene Oxide Emissions

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Order to Prevent Any New Sterilization Cycles Using Ethylene Oxide

Springfield, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Acting Director John J. Kim has issued a Seal Order to the Sterigenics U.S., LLC, facility located at 7775 South Quincy Street, in Willowbrook, DuPage County, to prevent the commencement of any new sterilization cycles using ethylene oxide to prevent emissions which present an imminent and substantial endangerment to residents and off-site workers in the Willowbrook community.

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) welcomed the news , "Today’s Seal Order to . . .

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