Bill Status of HJR0056 101st General Assembly
Short Description: LAKE COUNTY-ETHYLENE OXIDE-EPA
Rep. Joyce Mason and Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
| 5/23/2019||House||Resolution Adopted|
Synopsis As Introduced
Urges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to consider the serious concerns of the residents of Lake County over the recent ethylene oxide emissions due to the environmental and public health threats it poses to the people of Illinois. Urges the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to conduct ambient air monitoring and testing in and around the two known facilities emitting or discharging ethylene oxide in Lake County. Urges the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to take whatever actions possible to assist in the ambient air monitoring and protection of the public in regards to the environmental and health risks posed by ethylene oxide emissions in Lake County.