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Trump Backed Sen. JD Vance Is Revealing the Truth About What’s Going On In Ohio Right Now


Republican Ohio Senator JD Vance took a trip to east Palestine Ohio to show the world the true consequences of authorities deciding to do a “control release” of toxic chemicals that stemmed from a train being derailed.

Vance who was backed by Trump in the recent mid-terms, took to Twitter to write he visited “a local creek in East Palestine today.”

Vance would continue “these waterways are still very polluted. It’s time for Norfolk Southern to finish the cleanup.”

He would conclude by attaching a video of himself by the creek, watch here:

Fox News had more on the story:

Sen. JD Vance, R-Ohio, traveled to East Palestine, Ohio, on Thursday and took a video of what appeared to be a polluted creek bed with dead wildlife two weeks after a train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed.

“There are dead worms and dead fish all throughout this water,” Vance said in the video as he stood next to Leslie Run Creek. “This is disgusting. And the fact that we have not cleaned up the train crash, the fact that these chemicals are still seeping into the ground is an insult to the people who live in East Palestine.”

Vance scraped the bottom of the creek bed with a stick, which appeared to show “chemicals coming out of the ground.”

While a sheen can appear on water resulting from an oil spill or naturally occurring iron bacteria, thousands of dead fish and other wildlife have cropped up in East Palestine since the train derailment on Feb. 3.

The Governor of Ohio has responded to Vance’s video.

Check out what Fox News reported:

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday addressed a viral video posted by Sen. JD Vance, R-Ohio, that showed a “chemical rainbow” in a creek in East Palestine, Ohio, near the site of the train derailment that spilled toxic chemicals into the environment.

“I know that there’s been some video played on TV circulating of visible contamination in one of the local waterways,” DeWine said at a press conference providing an update on cleanup efforts and environmental testing in the area.

“A section of Sulfur Run that is very near the crash site remains severely contaminated. We knew this. We know this. It’s going to take a while to remediate this,” the governor said.

A Norfolk Southern train carrying toxic chemicals went off the rails on Feb. 3, causing a fire that damaged multiple cars and led to those dangerous substances leaking into the ground and water, prompting an investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine delivers an update on environmental testing after the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, spilled toxic chemicals at a press conference on Friday.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine delivers an update on environmental testing after the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, spilled toxic chemicals at a press conference on Friday. (Fox News)

DeWine said a polluted section of Sulphur Run stream was dammed in two places shortly after the accident to prevent other local waterways from contamination. He said teams were pumping clean water from the eastern dam, funneling it away from the contaminated section of the stream, and releasing it back at the western dam to divert clean water around the contamination.

JD is even challenging officials to drink the water in east Palestine, Ohio.


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