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."
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.
Sterigenics Gets The Attention Of Lawmakers In Springfield"We need to act, as the legislature here, on a permanent basis. We need to make sure that proper policies and protections are in place to ensure that we do not have this situation like this again,"
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.