Will Ohio Governor, EPA Chief Convince East Palestine Residents Their Water Is Safe With This Stunt?

Posted on AllSides February 22nd, 2023
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After insisting the drinking water in East Palestine is safe following the Norfolk Southern train derailment on Feb. 3, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan, and GOP Rep. Bill Johnson attempted to prove it on Tuesday.

While cameras were rolling, the men drank water that was poured from the tap in at least two homes, according to local news outlets. 

The move comes after DeWine has acknowledged residents’ concerns.

“We know that the science says that East Palestine is safe, but we also know that residents...

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