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One year later, East Palestine residents want Norfolk-Southern held accountable

On Feb. 3, 2023, a Norfolk-Southern train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, forever changing the lives of the town’s nearly 5,000 residents. One year later, the people of East Palestine continue to contend with chemical leaks and the effects of contamination on their health and livelihoods. Despite a media frenzy and bluster from politicians in […]

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They were just another East Palestine family—until Norfolk Southern set off a bomb in their lives

It’s been nearly 10 months since the derailment of a Norfolk Southern freight train and the subsequent “controlled release” and burnoff of toxic vinyl chloride changed life forever for the residents of East Palestine, Ohio. While the media, politicians, and the public have largely moved on, people living in and around East Palestine have been […]