EPA soliciting comments about proposed agreement with AB Specialty Silicones related to Waukegan explosion

AB Specialty Silicones is getting ready to close another chapter, this time with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in the aftermath of an e...

September 21, 2022
6:46 PM

AB Specialty Silicones is getting ready to close another chapter, this time with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in the aftermath of an explosion that killed four employees and sent pollutants into the environment more than three years ago at its Waukegan plant. The EPA started soliciting public comments Friday from people in Waukegan and beyond on a proposed settlement agreement with AB Silicones to reimburse the agency for its expenditures remediating the pollution released in the explosion.

Steve Sadin