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Workers' comp bill on Pritzker's desk will expose more companies to asbestos lawsuits, attorney says

By John Breslin | Apr 12, 2019

Some companies may be exposed to more asbestos lawsuits under proposed legislation now on Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker's desk.

Sterigenics: IL EPA shut-down order oversteps the law; Asks federal court to block 'extralegal' action

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 19, 2019

Calling the action an attempt to sidestep the courts and the law, Sterigenics has filed suit against the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, asking a federal judge to remove the order the state agency slapped on late last Friday, effectively shuttering Sterigenics’ Willowbrook plant.

IL EPA orders Sterigenics plant shut down; Sterigenics will seek to reverse 'indefensible' action

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 15, 2019

Illinois state environmental regulators have issued an order essentially closing down a medical device sterilization facility in suburban Willowbrook accused of emitting cancer-causing chemicals into the air.

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