Biden Marks Anniversary of Toxic Train Derailment With Visit to East Palestine, Ohio
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Biden Marks Anniversary of , Toxic Train Derailment , With Visit to East Palestine, Ohio.
'The Independent' reports that President Joe Biden
will visit East Palestine, Ohio, one year after a fiery
derailment spewed toxic chemicals, raising health concerns. .
'The Independent' reports that President Joe Biden
will visit East Palestine, Ohio, one year after a fiery
derailment spewed toxic chemicals, raising health concerns. .
The visit is meant to tout the administration's
efforts to clean up the effects of the spill and
prevent future derailments and potential disasters.
The visit is meant to tout the administration's
efforts to clean up the effects of the spill and
prevent future derailments and potential disasters.
According to the White House, Biden will , "meet with residents impacted by the Norfolk
Southern train derailment and assess the progress
that his administration has helped deliver.”.
According to the White House, Biden will , "meet with residents impacted by the Norfolk
Southern train derailment and assess the progress
that his administration has helped deliver.”.
A White House official said the administration will mobilize, "a comprehensive, whole-of-government response
to support the people of East Palestine, Ohio,
and nearby affected communities.".
A White House official said the administration will mobilize, "a comprehensive, whole-of-government response
to support the people of East Palestine, Ohio,
and nearby affected communities.".
Throughout the response and
recovery process, the administration
has continued to closely coordinate
with the Ohio Governor, the Ohio
Environmental Protection Agency,
the Pennsylvania Department
of Environmental Protection and
Department of Health and local partners, White House official, via 'The Independent'.
Throughout the response and
recovery process, the administration
has continued to closely coordinate
with the Ohio Governor, the Ohio
Environmental Protection Agency,
the Pennsylvania Department
of Environmental Protection and
Department of Health and local partners, White House official, via 'The Independent'.
On February 3, 2023, 38 cars of the
150-car train derailed en route from
Madison, Illinois, to Conway, Pennsylvania.
Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency said that vinyl
chloride, butyl acrylate, ethylhexyl acrylate and ethylene glycol
monobutyl ethers were released into the air, soil and water.
Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency said that vinyl
chloride, butyl acrylate, ethylhexyl acrylate and ethylene glycol
monobutyl ethers were released into the air, soil and water.
The EPA said that chemical "levels of concern"
were not detected just days after the incident.
As President Biden has said from
the beginning, the administration
will continue to support the people
of East Palestine and other affected
communities for as long as it takes,
including by using every available tool
to hold Norfolk Southern accountable. , White House official, via 'The Independent'.
As President Biden has said from
the beginning, the administration
will continue to support the people
of East Palestine and other affected
communities for as long as it takes,
including by using every available tool
to hold Norfolk Southern accountable. , White House official, via 'The Independent'.
President Biden pledged he would
make Norfolk Southern clean up
its mess in East Palestine,
and his administration is delivering. , White House official, via 'The Independent'