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East Palestine derailment: Timeline of key events in toxic train disaster

Posted on AllSides June 25th, 2024
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A freight train carrying hazardous materials derailed on Feb. 3, 2023, near East Palestine, Ohio, sending toxic chemicals into the air, soil and creeks in the area. The incident has caused lingering concerns and anxiety for residents of the town, located near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border, as well as increased scrutiny of railway regulations and calls for reform. Here's a look at what's unfolded so far. About 50 cars of a freight train operated by Norfolk Southern derailed in a fiery crash on the outskirts of East Palestine around 8:54 p.m....

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