House holding Tuesday hearing on environmental response to East Palestine derailment
The subcommittee, which includes Valley Congressman Bill Johnson, will hear from a number of witnesses, including officials with the U.S. EPA, Ohio EPA and the Columbiana County Health Commissioner.
Boardman Fire Department asks for equipment reimbursement after train derailment
"It's in the Ohio Revised Code that you can seek reimbursement for a hazardous material incident. Each municipality can apply for that and you can bill for your apparatus or any lost equipment," Boardman Fire Chief Mark Pitzer said.
Union Pacific 2nd railroad to drop push for one-person crews
The Feb. 3 derailment of a Norfolk Southern train that forced the evacuation of roughly half the town of East Palestine near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border after officials released and burned toxic chemicals is what sparked the renewed interest in railroad safety.
Ohio toxic train derailment upends school baseball, track
As spring sports get underway at East Palestine High School in Ohio, organizers are trying to create normalcy for student-athletes while cleanup from the February train derailment and toxic chemical burn continues just over a mile away.
4th open house brings answers to soil testing in East Palestine
The EPA told 21 News they've primarily heard questions on the soil sampling they've been conducting for about a week now. They said within that sampling they're testing for dioxins, something the public's been asking for weeks.