PENDLETON — Residents in East Palestine, Ohio, continue to deal with the cleanup after a train with cars carrying hazardous materials derailed there Feb. 2.
According to The Associated Press, the rail operator Norfolk Southern reported 20 of the more than 100 cars were classified as carrying hazardous materials. East Palestine officials said 68 agencies from three states and a number of counties responded to the derailment. The evacuation area covered 1,500-2,000 of the town’s 4,800-4,900 residents, but it was unknown how many were actually affected,
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