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Toxic chemical spill in Ohio
On February 3, a 9,300-foot-long freight train transporting hazardous chemicals owned by freight rail operator Norfolk Southern derailed in East Palestine, Ohio.
While residents near the site were evacuated ahead of the explosion, locals and public health advocates are still expressing health concerns amid reports of local waterways that feed into the Ohio River being contaminated by chemicals.