Here’s why it’s hard to clean up toxic waste from the East Palestine train derailment


A Norfolk Southern train passes underneath a bridge in East Palestine, Ohio, several weeks after a derailment spilled hazardous chemicals into the area

Nearly two million gallons of wastewater and thousands of cubic yards of contaminated soil have already been removed from the site, with more to go. Every aspect of removal is governed by regulations.

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