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Local foundry part of pollution study : $50 million nationwide effort will help meet 1990 clean-air regulations 1996-08-22 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 22, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Castwell Products Inc., U.S. Department of Defense, Wells Manufacturing Co., United States Council for Automotive Research-Environmental Research Consortium, Pollution - Air
Foundry to pay for water tests 1996-07-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 1996, p. 12 Niles West High School, Castwell Products Inc., Pollution - Water, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air, Berkwits, Jeff
Foundry smells but isn't harmful : IEPA 1996-03-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 21, 1996, p. 3 Niles West High School, Castwell Products Inc., Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Wells Community Committee, Pollution - Air
State to air delayed Wells report 1996-03-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 7, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Castwell Products Inc., Sweitzer, Terry, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Wells Citizens Committee, Pollution - Air
Senator helps out : IPEA prepares pollution report 1996-02-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 29, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 1 Castwell Products Inc., Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Simon, Paul, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Still no EPA report on foundry fumes 1996-02-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 15, 1996, p. 5 Castwell Products Inc., Niles West High School, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Castwell emissions report release still awaited 1995-12-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 7, 1995, p. 5 Niles West High School, Castwell Products Inc., Sweitzer, Terry, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
A stink about Wells report 1995-09-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 7, 1995, p. 17 Niles West High School, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Editorial, Pollution - Air
School awaits Wells report 1995-08-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 31, 1995, p. 7 Niles West High School, Sweitzer, Terry, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Stein, Roger, Wells Manufacturing Co., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Pollution - Air, Berkwits, Jeff
IEPA report to say Wells safe 1995-05-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 11, 1995, p. 7 Sweitzer, Terry, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Wells are safe says IEPA rep 1995-04-27 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 27, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 10 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Schuchardt, Mel, Pollution - Air
Wells vapors report due 1995-01-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 12, 1995, p. 3 Sweitzer, Terry, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
New test for Wells smell 1993-11-18 The state is making another attempt to find the cause of emissions from Wells Manufacturing. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 1993, p. 6 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
New probe to track elusive Wells smell 1993-03-11 A new probe will attempt to locate the source of bad-smelling emissions from Wells Manufacturing. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 11, 1993, p. 19 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
State says Wells getting better on pollution 1991-09-12 State officials approve the measures being taken at Wells Manufacturing to reduce the release of pollutants into the air. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 12, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Wells, IEPA finalize pollution-control pact 1991-01-10 After almost a year of negotiations, permits allowing Wells Manufacturing Company to officially continue operations at its foundry are expected to be signed this week. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 10, 1991, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Wells, IEPA cut deal on odor 1990-11-01 Wells Manufacturing Company and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency have reached an agreement to correct decades of odor and emissions problems at the Wells plant. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 1, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
IEPA to test West air 1990-09-27 The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency installed air monitors at Niles West High School in Skokie to test emissions from Wells Manufacturing Company, which is located just east of the school. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 27, 1990, p. 3 Niles West High School, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Wells Manufacturing wins ruling over IPEA 1990-03-15 An Illinois Appellate Court ruled in favor of Wells Manufacturing Company in a recent court case. The court ruled that the Illinois EPA improperly refused to issue Wells Manufacturing Company a permit for its shell molding process. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 15, 1990, p. 3 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
IPEA warns Wells of pollution violations 1989-11-02 According to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Wells Manufacturing Company is violating state pollution standards and might be forced to close its Skokie factory if it doesn't clean up its act. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 2, 1989, p. 3 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Neighborhood by Wells to be tested by IEPA 1989-10-05 The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency will begin placing pollution testing equipment outside homes near the Wells plant to determine whether the factory's smoke creates a health hazard. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 5, 1989, p. 3 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
No Title 1989-09-30 A long-awaited report that contains results of emission tests performed in June 1988 at the Wells Manufacturing Company concludes that some of Wells' chemicals could be unsafe if inhaled in large quantities. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, September 30, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public health, Wells Manufacturing Co., Surveys and studies, Environment, Pollution - Air
Both sides waiting for Wells report 1989-07-06 The Wells Manufacturing Company is still trying to stop foul odors from emanating from foundry smokestacks. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 6, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 5 Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Residents unhappy with Wells' progress 1989-05-18 Neighborhood residents dispute the Wells Manufacturing Company's claim that it has reduced odors in the area surrounding its Skokie factory. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 18, 1989, p. 3 Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Wells plant refuses OSHA inspection 1988-08-11 Wells Manufacturing Company refused to allow an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection of the Skokie plant. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 11, 1988, p. 6 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Pollution testing now underway at Wells plant 1988-06-09 Wells Manufacturing Company smokestacks will be tested to see if they are emitting hazardous materials. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 9, 1988, p. 6 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Pollution tests at Wells still are inching forward 1987-12-17 Officials from the Illinois EPA and Wells Manufacturing met to discuss details of testing which will take place at the plant in the near future. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 17, 1987, p. 9 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Red tape cleared, Wells tests are set to begin 1987-10-01 Testing at Wells Manufacturing will be done by an independent firm from Ohio. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 1, 1987, p. 15 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Court: Powell wrongly sentenced in shootings 1987-08-27 The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that Jerry Powell was wrongly sentenced to 45 years in prison for the attempted murders of two supervisors at Wells Manufacturing Company. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 27, 1987, p. 3 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Wells appeals IEPA ruling 1987-07-30 Wells Manufacturing Company is appealing an IEPA ruling. Wells is asking for the renewal of permits for use of machinery. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 30, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co.
Wells set to appeal pollution decision 1987-04-02 Wells Manufacturing Co. will appeal a state ruling which stated that the Illinois EPA was correct in denying the iron cast plant a permit to continue operating certain equipment. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 2, 1987, p. 4 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Pollution decision goes against Wells 1987-03-12 The Illinois Pollution Control Board ruled that the EPA acted properly in denying Wells Manufacturing a permit to renew operation of iron casting equipment. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 12, 1987, p. 3 Business - Manufacturing, Illinois Pollution Control Board, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
State ruling on Wells plant put on hold until March 1987-02-26 A state ruling on pollution complaints filed against Wells Manufacturing Co. has been postponed until March. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 26, 1987, p. 8 Business - Manufacturing, Illinois Pollution Control Board, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Both sides await Wells ruling 1987-02-12 The Illinois Pollution Control Board will meet on February 19 to discuss complaints against the Wells Manufacturing Company. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 12, 1987, p. 5 Business - Manufacturing, Illinois Pollution Control Board, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
State ruling on Wells expected this month 1987-02-05 The Illinois Pollution Control Board is scheduled to rule by February 19 on pollution complaints against Wells Manufacturing Co. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 1987, p. 4 Business - Manufacturing, Illinois Pollution Control Board, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Wells' tests show 'no health hazard 1986-09-11 The results from stack tests at the Wells Manufacturing Co. indicate that the plant is not a health hazard. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 1986, p. 5 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Nilehi links with group over Wells 1986-09-11 The District 219 school board has joined a fight to eliminate odors coming from the Wells Manufacturing plant. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 11, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Pollution - Air
Wells conducts emissions report 1986-09-04 A report issued by the Wells Manufacturing Company says that emissions from the factory are safe. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 4, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Pollution - Air
Ohio firm contracted to perform new tests on Wells plant stacks 1986-08-14 An independent testing firm will test the stacks at Wells to decide if they are in compliance with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency standards. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 14, 1986, p. 3 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Charges of firm's odors to be aired at hearing 1986-07-31 Residents have been complaining of foul odors coming from Wells Manufacturing Inc. on Austin Ave. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 1986, p. 3 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Wells Mfg. employee cited as hero for action taken in Powell shootings 1986-02-20 Richard Zirbes, a plant manager at Wells Manufacturing Co in Skokie, was awarded hero status by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission for his action on Feb. 6, 1986, when a disaffected company employee shot its chief chemist. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 20, 1986, p. 5 Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, Wells Manufacturing Co., Zirbes, Richard, Awards, prizes, etc., Crime and criminals - Shootings
IEPA puts air testers near wells 1985-10-17 The Illinois EPA has placed six air-sampling stations around Wells Manufacturing Company. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 17, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Environment, Pollution - Air
Wells answers accusations 1985-08-22 Skokie and Morton Grove residents have complained about an odor which they believe comes from the Wells Manufacturing Company at 7800 N. Austin. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 22, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Powell receives 45-year sentence 1985-08-15 Jerry Powell, who shot and wounded three people at Wells Manufacturing Company, was sentenced to 45 years in prison. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1985, p. 3 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Second Powell arrested 1985-08-01 James Powell, whose brother shot three people at Wells Manufacturing, was arrested July 25 after Wells employees complained he was wandering around the building. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 1, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 2 Crime and criminals, Powell, James, Wells Manufacturing Co.
Powell is convicted; Wells tries to forget 1985-07-18 Jerry Powell was found guilty of two counts of attempted murder and three counts each of aggravated battery and armed violence. Sentencing is set for August 13. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 1985, p. 3 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Powell to go on trial July 8 1985-06-20 A July 8 trial date has been set for Jerry Powell. He was charged in February with shooting three Wells Manufacturing employees. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 20, 1985, p. 8 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Lawyers given deadline for wrapping up Powell discovery 1985-06-06 A Cook County Circuit Court judge has decided that documents concerning the attempted murders of three employees at Wells Manufacturing must be completed by attorneys involved in the case before June 17. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 6, 1985, p. 4 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Judge denies Powell lower bond 1985-05-23 A Cook County Circuit Court judge denied a reduction in a $1 million bond for Jerry Powell. Powell is accused of shooting three people at Wells Manufacturing. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 23, 1985, p. 5 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Second test shows Powell can be tried 1985-05-02 A second psychiatric examination revealed that Jerry Powell, who was accused of shooting three people in the head at Wells Manufacturing, is mentally fit for trial. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 2, 1985, p. 3 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Shooting suspect ruled unfit for trial 1985-03-31 Jerry Powell, the 32-year-old Des Plaines man charged in the February 6 triple shooting at Wells Manufacturing Co., has been found unfit to stand trial. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, March 31, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 2 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Judge rejects lower bond for Powell, orders more psychiatric examinations 1985-03-28 Until further psychiatric examinations are completed, a lower bond will not be considered for Jerry Powell. Powell is accused of shooting three people at Wells Manufacturing. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 28, 1985, p. 5 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Powell pleads not guilty in 3 shootings 1985-03-07 Jerry Powell entered a plea of not guilty to three charges each of attempted murder, armed violence and aggravated battery. Powell is charged with shooting three employees at Wells Manufacturing. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 7, 1985, p. 9 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Shooting suspect's plea postponed 1985-02-14 March 4 is the court date set for the arraignment of Jerry Powell who faces charges in connection with the shooting last week of three people at Wells Manufacturing Co. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 14, 1985, p. 3 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Employee shoots three at Wells Manufacturing 1985-02-07 Jerry Wayne Powell, a lab technician at Wells Manufacturing, shot three employees on February 6. Powell was charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery and armed violence. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 7, 1985, p. 3 Powell, Jerry, Wells Manufacturing Co., Crime and criminals - Shootings
Wells 'de-fumed' after July 1, 1972 1971-11-24 Wells Mfg. agreed to install ventilation system to contain phenolic fumes. The News, Wednesday, November 24, 1971, p. 20 Business - Manufacturing, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air
Scott files suit: 'We're nearly clean': Wells answers air pollution charge 1970-04-30 Wells Manufacturing sued by state after protests by Nilehi students and teachers. The News, Thursday, April 30, 1970, p. 1 Protests, demonstrations, etc., Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Student activities, Litigation, Wells Manufacturing Co., Pollution - Air