Ohio Train Derailment Causes Concern for Residents and Experts
Residents and experts alike are expressing concerns following a recent train derailment in Ohio. The derailment, which occurred just over a month ago, resulted in toxic soil that is now set to be incinerated.
An expert from The Guardian US has called the plan “horrifying.” Meanwhile, those living near the site of the derailment are wondering if their lives will ever be back on track, according to a recent CNN report.
The derailment has also caused concern for those living in a growing petrochemical hub in East Palestine. The incident has triggered “an uneasy feeling” among residents, Yahoo News reported.
Some have criticized the politics at play in the aftermath of the derailment. A reader opinion in the Chicago Tribune argued that it’s wrong to play politics with a train wreck.
While Ohio and Pennsylvania have offered health services to those affected, some residents are skeptical. CNN reported that certain residents feel skeptical about the assistance being offered.
The full coverage of the Ohio train derailment can be found on USNN.