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.
Willowbrook Pilot OK After Helicopter Crash In North DakotaAn Illinois pilot suffered only minor injuries when a helicopter crashed in central North Dakota.
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."
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.
Illinois State Health Department Report Shows Higher Than Normal Number Of Cancer Cases Near SterigenicsA new report from the state health department revealed a higher than normal number of cases of several cancer types for people living near the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook.
Sterigenics Statement Regarding the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Cancer Incidence ReportSterigenics released the following statement Friday regarding the Illinois Department of Public Health's cancer incidence report.
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.
Willowbrook Shooting Leaves Two InjuredTwo people are recovering after a shooting at an apartment complex in unincorporated Willowbrook.
Former Sterigenics Worker Tells Of Leaking Ethylene Oxide At PlantAnother former worker at a local company accused of emitting high levels of a toxic chemical has come forward, describing how a cancer-causing gas would leak during plant operations and how he was told to mop up residue into the drainage system.
Sterigenics Loses Round One At Federal Hearing Against Illinois EPAThe hearing centered on due process and whether the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency had the right to shut them down. Members of "Stop Sterigenics" cheer after a judge ruled the medical supply sterilization company will not be able to use ethylene oxide any time soon.