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Chemical Pollution from East Palestine Train Wreck Blanketed Third of the Country, Study Reveals - The Michigan Star

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024
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Chemical pollution emitting from the East Palestine, Ohio, train crash in 2023 rained down on 16 different states, according to a study released on Wednesday. A Norfolk Southern train carrying toxic chemicals derailed and crashed in East Palestine in February 2023, sending plumes of black smoke rising over Ohio and Pennsylvania. The smoke carried the chemicals and polluted 16 states, spreading over roughly 540,000 square miles of land, according to a new study published in Environmental Research Letters. “I didn’t expect to see an impact this far out,” David Gay,...

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