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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Press Release

Contact Information: Joan Olson (630) 407-6015 or Evan Shields (630) 407-6022

Monday, September 30, 2019

Statement from County Board Chairman Dan Cronin on Sterigenics

Statement attributable to DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin:

“On behalf of the DuPage County Board, we welcome the news today that Sterigenics plans to exit ethylene oxide sterilization operations in Willowbrook. We are pleased to know our efforts to advocate for and protect the public health and safety of our residents living and working near this facility have been successful. We commend local lawmakers, municipal leaders and thousands of local residents, who never tired in their efforts to raise awareness and push for clean air and a healthy environment for DuPage families.”