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Georgia Plant Agrees to Close in Fight Over Gas Emissions

ATLANTA — Georgia officials reached an agreement Monday to temporarily shut down a medical sterilization facility that uses a gas that studies have linked to an increased risk of cancer. A Newton County judge signed off on a deal between …

Chicago-Area Medical Equipment Cleaning Plant Won’t Reopen

WILLOWBROOK, Ill. — Sterigenics, the medical supply sterilization company that has been battling lawsuits and claims of increased cancer rates from fumes, announced Monday it has decided against reopening its suburban Chicago plant. The company said it will close the …