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6 Months After E. Palestine Derailment, Congress Is Deadlocked On Safety

"Congress responded to the fiery train derailment in eastern Ohio earlier this year with bipartisan alarm, holding a flurry of hearings about the potential for railroad crashes to trigger even larger disasters. Both parties agreed that a legislative response was needed. Yet six months after life was upended in East Palestine, little has changed."

Source: AP, 08/03/2023

"Toxic Vinyl Chloride Is A Widespread Environmental Injustice"

"Vinyl chloride, the cancer-causing chemical released in the February train derailment disaster in East Palestine, Ohio, contaminates many communities in the U.S. due to pollution from plastics manufacturing plants, according to a new report."

Source: EHN, 05/03/2023