What Is Ethylene Oxide? Chemical At Center Of Sterigenics CaseWhat is ethylene oxide, the cancer-causing agent at the center of the Steregenics case?
Illinois EPA Orders Sterigenics To Halt Sterilization Operations Using Ethylene OxideThe Illinois EPA has shut down sterilization operations at Sterigenics, a Willowbrook company accused of covering up the release of a cancer-causing gas .
Sterigenics Allegedly Covered Up Toxic Emissions, Operated Secret Plants, Former Workers SayCBS 2 investigator Dave Savini reports, the practices by Willowbrook-based Sterigenics potentially exposed even more residents to toxins than previously thought.
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.
Third Lawsuit Filed Against Willowbrook Facility Linked To Carcinogenic EmissionsThe Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will publicly share information about tests at a Willowbrook company, suspected of causing cancer and other health issues for people living in close proximity. The news comes after a third lawsuit was announced against Sterigenics on Thursday.
Willowbrook Cancer Concerns Grow Following Report Of Carcinogenic EmissionsThere are serious health concerns in suburban Willowbrook following a new federal report revealing the emissions released by a medical device sterilization company could be harmful.
Study: Illinois Community Faces High Cancer RisksA new federal study shows people living near a contract sterilization company in a western Chicago suburb face some the country's highest cancer risks from toxic air pollution.