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2020: Ethylene Oxide in Lake County – Where Are We? A Recap It’s been two years since Lake County residents learned about the cancer-causing ethylene oxide (EtO) air pollution Vantage Chemicals and Medline spew in Lake County (via a newspaper article and not our local government) and our problem is far from fixed. What follows… Read more
EtO Emissions and Warehouses – Why It Matters to Libertyville, Mundelein, Waukegan, and Grayslake Residents
Since harmful EtO can be passed on to patients and medical staff during treatments, the CDC requires EtO sterilized medical equipment be off-gassed to remove all residual traces. In fact, EtO is so toxic, the Illinois State Medical Society and those scientists not controlled by the chemical industry recommend EtO be used only on equipment… Read more
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