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Plan to incinerate soil from Ohio train derailment is ‘horrifying’, says expert

Posted on AllSides March 5th, 2023
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Contaminated soil from the site around the East Palestine train wreck in Ohio is being sent to a nearby incinerator with a history of clean air violations, raising fears that the chemicals being removed from the ground will be redistributed across the region.

The new plan is “horrifying”, said Kyla Bennett, a former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official now with the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility non-profit. She is one among a number of public health advocates and local residents who have slammed Norfolk Southern and state and federal officials over the...

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/mar/04/east-ohio-train-derailment-soil

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