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Sterigenics to remain shut down as Cobb demands more inspections, new permit

The Sterigenics plant in Smyrna remains shut down while Cobb County officials conduct what appears to be a lengthy inspection and permitting process amid concerns about its release of possibly cancer-causing gas. Sterigenics has been embroiled in controversy for months about the carcinogenic gas ethylene oxide, which it uses to sterilize medical equipment. A recent […]