From the March 2, 1970, edition of the Salem News, via Newspapers.com Tyler Buchanan, author of Axios Columbus Long before the Feb. 3 Norfolk Southern derailment exposed East Palestine to hazardous chemicals, residents suffered from a series of devastating rail car derailments that destroyed businesses, ruined local infrastructure and often left the city stuck paying … Continue reading East Palestine’s Record of Devastating Train Derailments
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Not Just An Accident – by Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner
The East Palestine, Ohio, derailment of a freight train carrying hazardous materials has become headline news because of a potent mixture of health, politics, and the health of our politics. But might something good come from it? We need to find out everything that happened. And that starts with an investigation into the practices and … Continue reading Not Just An Accident – by Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner
High Levels of Hexavalent Chromium Found in Chicago-Area Tap Water
The cancer-causing metal made infamous by the movie "Erin Brockovich" is turning up in tap water from Chicago and more than two dozen other cities, according to a new study that urges federal regulators to adopt tougher standards. Even though scientists at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Toxicology Program have linked the ingestion … Continue reading High Levels of Hexavalent Chromium Found in Chicago-Area Tap Water
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