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Illinois Sterigenics Plant Closer to Reopening After Ruling (2)

Sept. 6, 2019, 5:30 PMUpdated: Sept. 6, 2019, 9:59 PM

An Illinois judge approved a settlement agreement that paves the way for a Sterigenics U.S. LLC facility to reopen, possibly before the end of the year.

DuPage County Judge Paul M. Fullerton Sept. 6 approved a consent order that resolves an Oct. 30, 2018, civil complaint alleging that Sterigenics violated the Illinois Environmental Protection Act by causing, threatening, or allowing illegal air pollution to occur.

The consent order also lifts a Feb. 15 seal order that shut down the medical sterilization facility over concerns about its use of ethylene oxide.

The Illinois decision came on the ...