Matt Haller, 45, Is First Litigant To Pass Away After Filing A Lawsuit Against Sterigenics: 'To Think This Company Could Have Literally Been Behind My Death Is Shocking'He battled cancer and fought to get the word out about a dangerous chemical coming from a plant near his home. Matt Haller lost his fight against cancer, but before he died, he wanted to share a message with CBS 2's Dave Savini.
Sterigenics, EPA Release Statements Regarding Air Quality TestsSterigenics and the EPA released the following statements after the EPA performed air quality tests after the Sterigenics plant was ordered to stop using ethylene oxide.
Purdue Student Walks 100 Miles To Indiana Game To Honor Late Superfan Tyler TrentAaron Lai made a grueling 100-mile walk through ice, snow, and whipping winds in northwest Indiana on Tuesday, to make it to Bloomington for the big Indiana vs. Purdue basketball game.
Illinois University To Begin New Cancer Specialist TrainingFellows will help provide the manpower needed to expand clinical trials of new drugs and treatments in Springfield. Patients currently have to travel to St. Louis or Chicago for such options.
After CBS 2 Investigators Report, Senator Durbin Calls For Investigation Into SterigenicsCalling this an urgent health crisis, Senator Durbin and Senator Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday demanded the EPA find a third-party environmental engineering firm to identify a way to reduce emissions.
Growing List Of People Calls For Sterigenics To Shut DownNumerous levels of government -- from mayor to state lawmaker to members of Congress -- on Friday demanded the EPA immediately take action against the Willowbrook sterilization company.
EPA Test Results Show Sterigenics Emitting High Levels Of Cancer-Causing ChemicalFrom the yard signs to their rallying cries, for months some Willowbrook residents have taken aim at Sterigenics, a medical device sterilization company that emits ethylene oxide into the air -- a known cancer-causing chemical.
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Sterigenics Dismisses Claims It Emits Cancer-Causing GasThe company cited a recent EPA test, which didn't detect cancer-causing ethylene oxide emissions in the air near homes, schools and parks.
Operation North Pole Offers Distraction For Families With Kids Battling IllnessesOperation North Pole is a fun-filled day of distraction for families like the Cervones, who lost their five-year-old son Lucas to cancer.
Cancer-Causing Chemicals Prompt Lisa Madigan and DuPage County To Ask State To Close Sterigenics In WillowbrookA cancer-causing gas emitted by west suburban company Sterigenics has prompted Lisa Madigan and DuPage County prosecutors to urge the court to shut down the plant.
Illinois Attorney General, DuPage County Prosecutor Sue Sterigenics Over Carcinogenic EmissionsAt least three other lawsuits have been filed against Sterigenics. Cancer survivor Susan Kamuda sued the company in September.