Senators Plan Broad Probe Of Ohio Spill Response But Offer Praise For EPA

March 8, 2023
As they prepare for a March 9 hearing on the response to last month’s train derailment and chemical spill in East Palestine, OH, Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate environment committee are vowing to ask tough questions of EPA, state regulators and industry but they are already praising EPA and state responses. “While accidents happen, the residents of Ohio and Pennsylvania and the American people deserve straight answers and accountability,” Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), chairman of the Environment and...

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