EPA sets up website to address Lake County ethylene oxide concerns

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 11/21/2018 4:52 PM

A Web page has been established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to address recent concerns regarding ethylene oxide emissions from two facilities in Lake County: Medline Industries in Waukegan and Vantage Specialty Chemicals in Gurnee.

Visit www.epa.gov/il/ for information and updates. The U.S. EPA has been working with Illinois EPA to examine emissions information from both the Medline and Vantage facilities to determine potential next steps.

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Questions and concerns should be sent via email to the U.S. EPA at eto@epa.gov.

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