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Some Facts on the Actual Spill and Spread of Chemicals from the Ohio Train Derailment

A news report on what happened in the air and in the water.

This is why good old-fashioned journalism is still important when it comes to getting the facts right on what happened. Speculation on social media is the enemy of setting the record straight.

See “How the Train Derailment Impacted Pa. Water and Air Quality.”

As for the Norfolk Southern Railway, they are the responsible party and will have to pay for all the impacts stemming from the spill — that is a given!
Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.