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Advocates push for oversight to prevent chemical disasters

(PBS NewsHour, October 7, 2023)

Eight months after a train derailed and spilled toxic chemicals in East Palestine, Ohio, people are still waiting for answers about long-term health and environmental consequences. What happened isn’t uncommon — on average, there’s a chemical incident in the U.S. every two days. John Yang reports from North Carolina, where one city is trying to move forward after a chemical disaster in 2022.

Chemical disasters will keep happening

(The Hill, February 23, 2023)

Healthcare Professionals Ask EPA to Protect Frontline Communities

(Union of Concerned Scientists, June 29, 2022)

No One Should Have to Breathe These Chemicals

(The New York Times, December 6, 2019)