Water supply for 5m people may be contaminated by Ohio toxic spill

More than five million people whose drinking water comes from the Ohio River could see a plume of toxic chemicals flowing toward their local water intakes after a train derailment on the border between Ohio and Pennsylvania led to a toxic spill. During the initial phase of the incident—which saw emergency responders forced to burn […]

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Health concerns grow in Ohio, after train derailment

Health and environmental concerns are mounting in East Palestine, Ohio after several derailed train cars released toxic fumes last week. On Feb. 3, about 50 cars of a Norfolk Southern train went off track in Ohio, causing a days-long fire in the area. Ten of the 50 derailed cars contained hazardous chemicals including butyl acrylate […]