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CBS 2 Chicago Investigates Sterigenics

Original post: 2/4/2019

Updated 2/13/19


On Feb 3, reporter Dave Savini from CBS 2 highlighted two local residents fighting for their lives due to cancers linked to ethylene oxide exposure. In his report, Savini states, "According to the ex employees and documents, the practices by Willowbrook-based Sterigenics potentially exposed even more residents to toxins than previously thought." Watch or read the full story here.



CBS followed up with this pieces:


February 7

EPA Test Results Show Sterigenics Emitting High Levels Of Cancer-Causing Chemical

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/video/4023530-epa-test-results-show-sterigenics-emitting-high-levels-of-cancer-causing-chemical/


February 8

Growing List Of People Calls For Sterigenics To Shut Down

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/02/08/sterigenics-shut-down-lipinski-willowbrook/

February 12

After CBS 2 Investigators Report, Senator Durbin Calls For Investigation Into Sterigenics

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/02/12/after-cbs-2-investigation-senator-durbin-calls-for-investigation-into-sterigenics/


February 13

Members Of Congress Call For Criminal Probe Into Sterigenics Following CBS 2 Investigation

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/02/13/sterigenics-willowbrook-criminal-probe-ethylene-oxide/


February 22:

Former Sterigenics Worker Tells Of Leaking Ethylene Oxide At Plant

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2019/02/22/sterigenics-willowbrook-ethylene-oxide/


March 20:

Matt Haller, 45, Is First Litigant To Pass Away After Filing A Lawsuit Against Sterigenics

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/video/4050895-matt-haller-45-is-first-litigant-to-pass-away-after-filing-a-lawsuit-against-sterigenics/?fbclid=IwAR13QHRB-9e7lsi2rLexzh070iGflfRsvC9FeTnIBotxrHAVL0F6Pb5RmHE


All CBS news coverage stories on Sterigenics can be found here.




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