Some Relieved At Temporary Shutdown Of Waukegan Medline Plant, Others Wonder Why They Didn't KnowSome Waukegan residents were breathing a sigh of relief on Tuesday, after a nearby plant that emits a potentially cancer-causing chemical shut down – for now.
Lawsuit: Educators Stricken With Cancer From Sterigenics EmissionsEthylene oxide is used to sterilize about half of all U.S. medical equipment in plants around the country. Experts have known for decades that the toxic gas could be linked to cancers including breast and blood cancers.
Sterigenics Faces More Lawsuits Alleging Health Problems Caused By Ethylene OxideSterigenics is facing more lawsuits, with two dozen cases filed just this week against the medical sterilization plant.
Sterigenics Giving Up Fight, Plans To Leave WillowbrookSterigenics announced Monday it is giving up its fight to reopen its shuttered medical sterilization facility, and instead will be leaving Willowbrook.
Sterigenics May Reopen After Court Agreement To Drastically Reduce EmissionsSterigenics may reopen following a circuit court agreement reached Friday.
New Lawsuit Blames Sterigenics For Teenage Girl's Near-Lifelong Battles With CancerA teenage girl has been fighting two different cancers much of her life, and her family believes a Willowbrook company emitting a toxic gas in their neighborhood is the cause.
32 Victims File New Lawsuits Against SterigenicsVictims have filed 32 new lawsuits against Sterigenics for exposure to the cancer causing chemical exthylene oxide.
Tempers Flare As Illinois EPA Holds Public Meeting On SterigenicsHundreds of people gathered in Willowbrook Thursday evening for what was expected to be a fiery public meeting on Sterigenics.
Judge Delays Ruling On Deal That May Allow Sterigenics To Reopen; Court To Allow More Public InputA DuPage County judge on Wednesday delayed ruling on an agreement that might allow Sterigenics to reopen its medical sterilization plant in WIllowbrook, to allow more time for public comment on the deal.
Sterigenics Reaches Deal That May Allow Company To ReopenWillowbrook-based Sterigenics has reached an agreement that may allow the medical sterilization company to fully reopen.
New Matt Haller Law Cracking Down On Cancer Causing Emissions Called Toughest In The NationMatt Haller, 45, died in March from stomach cancer. He was concerned a chemical emitted from a local company may have been to blame. Now a new Illinois law cracking down on cancer causing emissions is being called the toughest in the nation.
Spurred By CBS 2 Investigation, Lawmakers Move Forward In Pushing For Ethylene Oxide Restrictions"My biggest fear is that I won't be around to see my children one day."
What Is Ethylene Oxide? Chemical At Center Of Sterigenics CaseWhat is ethylene oxide, the cancer-causing agent at the center of the Steregenics case?
New Law Named After Matt Haller Puts Strict Limits On Toxic Ethylene Oxide Emissions; 'An Everlasting Legacy'It's being called the strongest law in the nation against carcinogenic ethylene oxide emissions.
Vigil Held For Matt Haller, First Litigant To Pass Away After Filing Lawsuit Against SterigenicsThe man who asked repeatedly for a state investigation into the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook was remembered Saturday at a vigil in Elmhurst.