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Image courtesy of United States Environmental Protection Agency

This map shows EPA’s estimates of lifetime cancer risks from ethylene oxide near Steritec, Inc. in Athens. The area in blue shows estimated lifetime cancer risks of 100 in a million or greater from breathing air containing EtO emitted from the facility. The area in dark blue on the map shows that exposure could contribute to a maximum increased risk level of 10 cancer cases if 10,000 people were exposed for 70 years.