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Gurnee mayor: IEPA denies emissions test at Lake County plants

Mar 04, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

Gurnee Mayor Kristina Kovarik said she asked the director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for ethylene oxide testing in Lake County and was told neither the state nor the federal EPA was ready to provide such testing locally.

"I didn't walk away with what I wanted, but I walked away with other options," Kovarik said Friday.

Kovarik, along with other local leaders, including Waukegan Mayor Sam Cunningham and Lake County Health Department Executive Director Mar...