Feb 8, 2023Liked by John Russell

I'm with Hanna on the cleanup efforts and environmental impacts!

I understand all the big guys - not just Norfolk Southern - have eliminated 45,000+ jobs in recent years. Could a lack of manpower have contributed to the derailment?

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For people there: can you envision feeling safe at home in EP again given the pollution? What do you expect the cleanup to be like and what would you hope it to be like? (soil remediation, water quality testing, etc.?) Do you have any demands of your local/state/national govs and/or the rail/chemical industries?

Generally I am also wondering how the evacuation radius is decided. Should people outside the radius take precautions too? What keeps toxic air from traveling further than the decided distance?(thinking of the effects this will have on surrounding communities that didn't have to evacuate)

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