State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) joined Stop Sterigenics today in calling for the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook to cease operations. Curran’s announcement comes as the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), upon his urging, sent a letter to the Illinois Attorney General on Tuesday calling on the facility to close until there are assurances of no elevated risks for cancer.
The following is a statement by State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove) regarding the Illinois Senate Environmental and Conversation Committee canceling their planned hearing on ethylene oxide emissions, which was scheduled for Tuesday, October 2, 2018.
I want to thank the Illinois Attorney General for alerting me to a delay by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (ILEPA) in turning over information regarding the emissions of Ethylene Oxide from the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook, specifically the annual emissions reports from 1996-2008.
State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) discusses the recently released toxicity report from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) regarding Sterigenics International, Inc.
State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) is turning the spotlight to a Homer Glen native, Colin Kaminsky, for balancing his responsibilities as a college student while making a name for himself in the world of racing.
State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove) and DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin are calling on Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to work with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and take legal action to revoke Sterigenics, Inc. air permit that was issued in 2015.
State Sen. John Curran filed legislation in the Illinois Senate today that seeks to provide greater protections, and require greater communications, to residents in the event of a hazardous air emission leak.
State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove) is joining local officials, including House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and Willowbrook Mayor Frank Trilla, in calling on Sterigenics International, Inc. to cease operations until further testing is completed.
From Aug. 20 through the early morning hours of Sept. 4, ISP and more than 150 local law enforcement agencies are increasing safety efforts with hundreds of additional patrols to arrest impaired drivers during the Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Motorists are also reminded to “Click It or Ticket.”
The following is a statement by State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) regarding the recent report from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).
State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) is partnering with House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to host a free Senior Health Fair, bringing together over 60 vendors to provide screenings and helpful information for area seniors.
Recently some residents of Woodridge received an extremely offensive white supremacist/anti-Semitic leaflet. Unfortunately, other neighboring Chicago-area communities have experienced similar incidents in recent weeks. In response, Senator Pat McGuire, Senator John F. Curran, Representative John Connor and Representative David S. Olsen, the Illinois General Assembly members representing the Village of Woodridge, issued the following joint statement
Addressing a growing need in the state of Illinois, State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) sponsored a new law that focused on reducing food waste and helping those in need.
Following his years of advocacy serving on the DuPage County Board, State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove) sponsored the long-awaited initiative to consolidate the county’s election commission into the county clerk’s office—signed by the Governor on July 23.
Following the Governor’s announcement naming State Rep. Patti Bellock the new Director for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, State Sen. John Curran released the following statement commending her achievements.
State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove), the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and other suburban lawmakers gathered to urge Gov. Bruce Rauner to veto legislation that makes it easier for large, private water companies to buy municipal water systems at the expense of Illinois taxpayers.
Curran invites all area residents to his upcoming Town Hall, where he will provide an update on the Fiscal Year 2019 budget signed by the Governor, recent legislative action and key topics of discussion in Springfield.
In partnership with the Illinois Comptroller’s Office, State Senator John F. Curran (R-Downers Grove) is hosting a free ID Theft and Consumer Fraud Prevention Program to help residents protect themselves against fraudulent attempts and scams.
In the upcoming Town Hall hosted by State Senator John F. Curran (R-Downers Grove), he will be providing constituents with the latest information on the state budget, recent legislative action and key topics of discussion in Springfield.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin , State Sen. John F. Curran and State Rep. David S. Olsen invite families to attend a free Children’s Health & Safety Expo, featuring a line-up of interactive demonstrations, the Traveling World of Reptiles Show, Touch a Truck exhibits and more.
Illinois counties may soon be able to dissolve their board of election commissioners into the county clerk’s office as part of legislation cosponsored by State Sen. John Curran, which has passed out of both the House and Senate Chambers.
As an initiative to investigate and prevent elder abuse and exploitation, State Sen. John Curran cosponsored legislation to allow Adult Protective Services (APS) to more fully investigate their claims of abuse. The State Senate passed the proposal unanimously on May 17.
State Senator John F. Curran is thrilled to spotlight a talented local athlete, Scott Daly of Downers Grove, who has been signed to play football for the Dallas Cowboys.
In response to the outpouring of input from 41st District constituents requesting more oversight over gun sales, State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove) worked to revise Senate Bill 337, the Gun Dealer Licensing Act, to reflect more fair terms and fewer costs for businesses—without unfairly targeting smaller dealers.
At the end of Education Town Hall on April 5, attendees submitted additional questions, and Curran is pleased to share the full list of responses from the Illinois State Board of Education.
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