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In the following video interviews, residents from East Palestine, Ohio, speak with the WSWS about the impact of the train derailment and “controlled release and burn” of highly toxic chemicals in their community. These interviews were conducted outside of a town hall meeting last Friday co-hosted by environmental activist Erin Brockovich.
- “They have upended people’s lives”: East Palestine residents speak out at Erin Brockovich town hall meeting
- Hydrologist warns of long-term consequences of catastrophic US train derailment
- Hazardous materials expert speaks out as anger over intentional chemical release erupts at East Palestine, Ohio, town hall meeting