East Palestine anniversary calls for careful attention, not rushed legislation

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One year ago today, there was a terrible rail accident in East Palestine, Ohio that shocked the nation. Thousands of gallons of hazardous materials were dumped into the environment, with an EPA-directed controlled burn-off resulting.

Amazingly, there were no injuries from the accident itself to humans. So far, at least, there have been no deaths. The National Transportation Safety Board continues its careful investigation and we await its conclusions. But unfortunately, the lack of critical information about what caused the accident has not stopped certain interests from pushing for reforms before we even find out.

Read the full article on The Hill.