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What should Biden do in East Palestine following the train accident?   The Serious You: How Current Events Affect You

Started 2/20/23 by Showtalk; 2701 views.
WALTER784
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From: WALTER784 

3/3/23

It's starting to look like my suspicions were correct... the supposedly "controlled burn" was more devastating to the environment than just emptying the leaking tanker cars into the ground! Now, whether that was purposeful or not? Considering current admin, it wouldn't surprise me if it were purposeful... as sad as that may seem. 

Here’s why dioxins are the most toxic chemical class known to man

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
by: Ethan Huff

(Natural News) In 2020, Restoration & Remediation (R&R) published a fascinating article about dioxins that classifies them as the most hazardous substance in structure fire environments – and for good reason.
 
Whenever a building or object containing chlorinated chemicals catches fire – this includes the “controlled explosion” of the derailed Norfolk Southern freight train in East Palestine, Ohio – dioxins and other deadly compounds are released. However, typically speaking, very little attention is given to this toxic release.
 
Concerning structure fires, the federal government is primarily focused on asbestos and lead, all the while ignoring the threat of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), other heavy metals, particulate matter, and dioxin release.
 
“When newer homes or buildings suffer fire damage, testing for any kind of hazardous substance is typically deemed unnecessary,” explain Briana C. Scott and Sean Scott, writing for R&R.
 
“Occasionally, testing will be conducted for the presence of soot, char, or ash in structures near wildfire areas. However, it is almost unheard of for this type of testing to be performed to identify the composition of the combustion byproducts to determine whether any hazardous substances are present.”
 
Dioxins are a combustion byproduct that falls squarely into this overlooked category of post-fire chemical testing. The authorities will test for other things, but will rarely address the biggest elephant in the room: dioxins.
 
“Post-structure fire and wildfire settings, especially those where plastics, synthetic materials, electronics, or PVC have burned, extremely hazardous and carcinogenic chemicals are created that are typically overlooked altogether,” the Scotts add.
 
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“One chemical in particular, dioxin, some consider to be one of the most toxic chemicals known to man.”
 
(Related: Did the controlled explosion of the East Palestine train wreck create the largest dioxin plume in world history?)
 
Dioxins are more lethal than asbestos and lead, so why do the authorities ignore them?
 
It turns out that dioxins belong to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) “Dirty Dozen” list of the most dangerous chemicals, also referred to as persistent organic pollutants (POPs), in the world. They are extremely toxic to all lifeforms and are by far more dangerous than both asbestos and lead.
 
Even the smallest quantities of dioxin are harmful, and persistently so due to their immense toxicity and propensity towards persistence – meaning they do not biodegrade and tend to accumulate wherever they lodge themselves, including in the fat tissue of animals and humans.
 
“POPs are chemicals of global concern due to their potential for long-range transport, persistence in the environment and atmosphere, ability to bioaccumulate in ecosystems, as well as their significant negative effects on human health and the environment,” the Scotts write. “Bioaccumulation is the accumulation of chemicals in organisms from the surrounding environment through skin absorption, ingestion, and inhalation.”
 
“The most commonly encountered POPs are organochlorine pesticides, industrial chemicals, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), as well as unintentional byproducts of many industrial processes, especially chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (CDDs) and dibenzofurans.”
 
CDDs, by the way, are also generated during combustion. Structure fires where PVC (polyvinyl chloride), plastics, paper, and other chlorinated chemicals are present tend to release very large amounts of CDD, the most toxic being 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin, or TCDD.
 
“There are 75 different dioxins, or polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs) and certain dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) with similar toxic properties are also included under the term ‘dioxins,'” reports indicate.
 
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WALTER784
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3/5/23

Ohio Train Crash - What They're NOT Telling You...

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3/5/23

“Bomb Train” in Ohio Sickens Residents: Railroad Cutbacks, Corporate Greed Led to Toxic Disaster

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3/5/23

WALTER784
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From: WALTER784 

3/6/23

I saw that, but luckily, there were no hazardous material cars.

Edited to add: This is the 12th derailment this year...

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  • Edited March 6, 2023 4:04 am  by  WALTER784
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From: Showtalk 

3/6/23

Why so many derailments? Are the tracks themselves at fault? The trains? Or is it operator error?

WALTER784
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From: WALTER784 

3/6/23

Overworked and understaffed employees, lax preventative maintenance partially due to lack of staff... and, they've lobbied government numerous times in the past to reduce many regulations which cost them a lot of money... which in turn, also increased safety risks!

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3/7/23

Plan to INJECT toxic Ohio wastewater underground in Texas alarms locals

Monday, February 27, 2023
by: Arsenio Toledo

(Natural News) Residents and local officials of Harris County, Texas, have sounded the alarm after learning that the now-contaminated water used to extinguish the fiery aftermath of the Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, has been transported to their neighborhood for disposal.
 
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo noted at a press conference on Thursday, Feb. 23, that 500,000 gallons of the wastewater had been delivered to the city of Deer Park for disposal. The county learned about the delivery of the wastewater just a day earlier. (Related: EPA chief downplays Ohio chemical spill, says he’ll allow his kids to drink and bathe in East Palestine’s water.)
 
The wastewater was transported to Texas Molecular, which injects hazardous waste into the ground for disposal. The company claims it is experienced in this disposal technique and that the process is very safe.
 
“Our technology safely removes hazardous constituents from the biosphere. We are part of the solution to reduce risk and protect the environment, whether in our local area or other places that need the capabilities we offer to protect the environment,” claimed the company.
 
George Guillen, a biology and environmental science professor at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, claimed that the deep well injection process used by Texas Molecular is a common practice that poses minimal risks to the millions of residents of Harris County.
 
“This injection, in some cases, is usually 4,000 or 5,000 feet down below any kind of drinking water aquifer,” claimed Guillen. “Could it come up someday? Yes, maybe, but hundreds of years from now or thousands of years from now.”
 
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Locals, officials in uproar over disposal plan
 
Hidalgo noted that Texas Molecular informed county officials of the delivery of a half million gallons of wastewater and warned that an additional 1.5 million gallons will be hauled to the company’s site by about 30 trucks in the coming days.
 
Despite only learning about the presence of the wastewater in the county on Wednesday, Hidalgo noted that Texas Molecular has been receiving wastewater from East Palestine for the past week.
 
Hidalgo was told that there was no law requiring her office to be informed about the wastewater. But the judge noted that she and other local officials are still very upset that they were kept out of the loop by a “fundamentally broken system.”
 
“This is a wake-up call. It doesn’t look like any regulations necessarily were broken by the fact that nobody told us. But it doesn’t quite seem right,” said Hidalgo. “There are many things we don’t know that we should know. That doesn’t mean that something is wrong, but it’s worth noting.”
 
Local residents and organizations are also concerned by the sudden appearance of half a million gallons of toxic water in their neighborhoods. Tammy Baxter, a resident of Deer Park, is concerned by the fact these toxins will be present in the ground she walks.
 
Baxter was informed that the wastewater will be deposited into a deep well injection site from a news broadcast. When she called the mayor’s office in Deer Park, she expected a return phone call dispelling the rumor. Instead, her worst fears were confirmed.
 
“There has to be a closer deep well injection [site]. It’s foolish to put it on the roadway. We have accidents on a regular basis. Do they really want to have another contamination zone? It is silly to move it that far,” said Baxter.  “I am disturbed. I am shaken by the information.”
 
“We are disturbed to learn that toxic wastewater from East Palestine, Ohio will be brought to Harris County for ‘disposal,'” wrote the Houston branch of the Coalition for Environment, Equity and Resilience. “Our county should not be a dumping ground for (the) industry.”
 
Learn more about the toxic chemicals released in the aftermath of the East Palestine train derailment at Toxins.news.
 
Watch this episode of the “Health Ranger Report” as Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, discusses how to block the toxic chemical fallout from the East Palestine disaster from getting into the food, water and air.

Plan to INJECT toxic Ohio wastewater underground in Texas alarms locals – NaturalNews.com

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Showtalk
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3/7/23

So the railroad companies are to blame and were supported by the government. 

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3/7/23

They are punishing Texas?

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