Sept. 4, 2019 -- In July, WebMD and Georgia Health News published a story that detailed how three census tracts in the state were at higher risk of cancer because of toxic emissions from two nearby medical sterilization plants. The higher risks from the gas -- ethylene oxide -- were detailed in an Environmental Protection Agency report published in 2018. The EPA at the time did not notify the public of its findings, a fact that sparked public outrage and scrutiny from government officials.
WebMD and Georgia Health News continue to cover developments in this ongoing story. Articles are listed in chronological order, with the newest first.