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Tighter controls on toxic chemical emissions clear Illinois House Tighter controls on toxic chemical emissions clear Illinois House

Tighter controls on toxic chemical emissions clear Illinois House

Industrial sterilization companies in Illinois which use the toxic chemical ethylene oxide may soon have to comply with stricter safety requirements. The Illinois House on Friday passed Senate Bill 1852 in response to an ethylene oxide leak that occurred at the Willowbrook plant of a Sterigenics facility, about 20 miles west of Chicago.
HOUSE RECAP: House sends bill increasing fines for Scott’s Law violations to governor HOUSE RECAP: House sends bill increasing fines for Scott’s Law violations to governor

HOUSE RECAP: House sends bill increasing fines for Scott’s Law violations to governor

A bill that would increase penalties for Scott’s Law violations has passed both chambers of the General Assembly. A bill carried in the House by Democratic Rep. Marcus Evans, of Chicago, increases fines and creates a fund to better educate motorists on safe driving procedures when passing emergency response vehicles that are stationary on the side of the road.
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