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The Situation In East Palestine Is Getting WORSE


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East Palestine is not safe and the ‘Commander-in-Chief’ is nowhere to be seen.

Authorities initially told citizens that the water was safe to drink and the air safe to breathe, we have since learned that this was the furthest thing from the truth.

At least one EPA administrator issued this warning:

To make matters worse, sources are now reporting that a temporary dam, built to contain the toxic chemicals present in the surrounding water systems, is now overflowing. …

We previously reported that the toxic cloud from the initial train derailment was headed to New York and Indiana.

This latest development further corroborates the fact that toxic fallout doesn’t just stay put—it travels; the only question now is: just how far will the fallout go?

Here’s what we currently know:

WTAE News, a local ABC affiliate, detailed the recent developments:

Mary McCarron, a public information officer for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, tells Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 the large pool was a containment dam that “was actually part of mitigation work surrounding the storm.”

Vacuum trucks were used to pull up the released water. McCarron said the system allows them to control the runoff in the derailment area.

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NOQ Report explains:

“This water is not coming from the derailment site,” Thomas A. Crosson, senior director of strategic communications with Norfolk Southern said.

“We have purposely dammed this area to raise water levels to allow for aeration. In heavy rain events, those waters can rise and is not a reason for concern.”

Residents feel otherwise.



 

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