List Of Communities Asking For Sterigenics To Close GrowsIn a letter, the Western Springs president asks Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan for an immediate, temporary shutdown of the facility.
Group Seeks 2nd Hearing On Tainted NW Indiana Site's CleanupThe East Chicago Calumet Coalition Community Advisory Group says many residents didn't have a chance to speak at a November 29 hearing due to a time limit and the cleanup plan's complicated nature.
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.
New Pre-Owned Metra Locomotives Contribute to Pollution; CEO Says New Locomotives Too ExpensiveMetra says it’s adding to its aging fleet, but the previously Amtrak-owned locomotives that Metra bought this year are ranked the lowest of the low by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
$19M In Volkswagen Deal To Purchase Cleaner Transit EnginesIllinois is receiving $108 million from Volkswagen's multibillion-dollar settlement after allegations that the automaker sold 60,000 vehicles with software designed to cheat air-quality tests.
EPA Announce Sterigenics Tests On Ethylyne Oxide May Be MisleadingWednesday, the EPA announced that the testing process for the dangerous drug is flawed and another gas can sometimes be mistaken for ethylyne oxide.
'It Causes More Stress' Burnham Residents Upset With Water Rate Hike"Raise it a dollar and nobody would've complained about it. I see greed written all over it."
EPA Turns To Judge For Lead-Testing At 9 NW Indiana HomesExposure to even low levels of lead can permanently damage a child's developing brain, affecting their IQ, ability to pay attention and academic achievement.