Sterilization Services of Tennessee in South Memphis is at the center
of an Environmental Protection Agency investigation. The EPA is
warning people who live near medical sterilizing plants about potential health risks from emissions of ethylene oxide (EtO), a chemical
widely used in their operations. (Photo: Tennessee Lookout/Karen Pulfer Focht)
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