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𝗔𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘀 & 𝗽𝗼𝗹𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗻𝘀 𝗱𝗲𝗰𝗹𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗠𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝗘𝘁𝗢. But we say 𝗡𝗢𝗧 𝗦𝗢 𝗙𝗔𝗦𝗧.
This week, USEPA Region 5 sent a 10-page letter to Lake County Board explaining the health risks from EtO data gathered from LCHD in 2019 & 2020 testing phases. (https://bit.ly/3Dal2Dd) They summarized the initial health risks from Medline & Vantage from the data collected from LCHD in Fall/Winter 2019 (pre-installation of emission controls). These calculations… Read more
ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE LOOPHOLES FOR ETO LAWS SB1852 & SB1854
In Spring 2019, Illinois passed EtO laws that were touted as some of the “toughest in the nation”. In actuality, these laws are filled with egregious loopholes that allow polluters to legally pollute. What we know now (via the OIG report) is that these laws were passed in a vacuum, for not only was Lake… Read more
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