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Ohio Train Derailment: Toxic Chemicals and Distrust Remain in East Palestine

Posted on AllSides February 16th, 2023
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Dustin Franz for The Wall Street Journal

Shelby Walker said she was watching a movie with her family on the evening of Feb. 3 when a 150-car Norfolk Southern train skirting the edge of town came off the tracks, sending 38 cars into a jumbled mass that caught fire and sent orange flames and black smoke into the sky.

On Tuesday, she watched as a machine with a scissor-like attachment shredded a scorched railcar that had fallen near the bicycles, trampoline and plastic play toys in her backyard. Over the clanging of steel being torn apart, Ms....

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