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Ecosystem

Vantage and Medline Facing Lawsuit Claiming Their Manufacturing Plants Release Too Much Ethylene Oxide into the Air

510 Medline Claims They’re in Compliance Vantage and Medline are facing a lawsuit that claims both plants release too much of the cancer-causing chemical ethylene oxide into the air. Two suburban manufacturing plants are facing […]

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Disaster Report

Chicago Tribune’s Charles Selle Decries Lack of Legal Attention to Ethlyene Oxide Emissions Compared to AB Specialty Silicones’ Explosion Effect on Environment

24 A lawsuit filed in June 2019 in Lake County Circuit Court against AB Specialty Silicones complains that the explosion and fire created air pollution and that the resulting firefighting operations resulted in chemicals and […]

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Weather

Air Quality Alert for Monday

29 MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL- 1041 AM CDT SUN JUL 31 2011 …AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT… THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HAS DETERMINED THAT AN AIR POLLUTION ACTION DAY WILL BE […]

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Weather

Air Quality Alert Effective Wednesday Added to Excessive Heat Warning Effective Wednesday to Friday 4 AM

26 Air Quality Alert MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-LAKE IN-PORTER- 738 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2011 …AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT… THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL […]

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Weather

Chicagoland Air Quality Alert in Effect from Sunday Through Sunday Night

32 Air Quality Alert ILZ005-006-012>014-020>022-INZ001-002-171700- MCHENRY-LAKE IL-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-GRUNDY-WILL-LAKE IN-PORTER- 1150 AM CDT SAT JUL 16 2011 …AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT… THE ILLINOIS ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF […]