Cobb in talks with Sterigenics about storing chemicals

Whether ethylene oxide, a carcinogenic chemical, is allowed to be stored at the Sterigenics plant in the Smyrna area, and how much can be stored there, remains undetermined, the Cobb County government confirmed Thursday. Sterigenics was barred by the county in October from using ethylene oxide at its Olympic Industrial Drive facility, in operation since 1972, pending an investigation by a third-party expert into the plant’s occupancy status and what rules apply.

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