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Sterigenics Willowbrook Facility: Open House & Community Meeting

The U.S. EPA will host an open house and community meeting to provide updates on the agency’s work to better understand air emissions of ethylene oxide from the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook, Illinois. Both will be held:

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Marriott Chicago Southwest at Burr Ridge
1200 Burr Ridge Parkway
Burr Ridge, Illinois, 60527

Open House: 2 to 5 p.m. Central time.

The open house will provide an opportunity for individuals to talk one-on-one with staff from U.S. EPA and other agencies, along with representatives of community organizations, about their concerns related to ethylene oxide.

Community Meeting: 6 to 9:30 p.m. Central time.

The community meeting will feature a series of presentations from federal and state agencies that have been examining issues related to ethylene oxide from the Sterigenics facility. Staff from U.S. EPA and other agencies will provide updates on their work. A citizen panel will ask questions related to the agencies’ reports that are most important to the community.

The meeting will be videoed and live streamed on Facebook.

Already know your questions? Submit them now for the citizen panel to ask during the meeting

If you already have questions, you can use the form below to submit them until COB on Monday, May 20, 2019. You also will have the opportunity to submit questions at the open house and during the forum. U.S. EPA also plans to host a webinar shortly after the community meeting to provide an opportunity for asking follow-up questions.

Submit a question: