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Recent News
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Video: Protect Illinois Residents from Ethylene Oxide Emissions

House Bill 3885 would allow local home rule communities the ability to ban the use of ethylene oxide so that they can protect themselves when higher authorities won’t.

Monday, October 7, 2019
Support HB 3885 Allowing Municipalities to Ban Ethylene Oxide

Even with the news that Sterigenics is shutting down, our fight over ethylene oxide is not over. While the Matt Haller Act, which became law in June, enacted the strongest restrictions…

Monday, September 30, 2019
Leader Durkin Statement on the Announcement of Sterigenics’ Permanent Closure

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) released the following statement on the news of Sterigenics not re-opening their Willowbrook facility…

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