Senators Press EPA On Cleanup Approach, Transparency After Ohio Spill

March 9, 2023
Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee used the first congressional hearing on the East Palestine, OH, train derailment and chemical spill to question EPA on its plans to remove and dispose of contaminated soil from the site, as well as what Republicans said has been a failure to communicate possible community risks. “What happens [if] the very toxic dirt that we just dug out of the ground begins to seep back into the ground causing problems...

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