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After train derailment, questions remain over East Palestine waterways cleanup

Danny Bostwick’s house in East Palestine, Ohio is only yards away from Sulfur Run. He worries that chemicals in the stream bed will soak into the soil. (Courtesy of Julie Grant / The Allegheny Front)
Danny Bostwick’s house in East Palestine, Ohio is only yards away from Sulfur Run. He worries that chemicals in the stream bed will soak into the soil. (Courtesy of Julie Grant / The Allegheny Front)

The train derailment that occurred in early February contaminated creeks and rivers running through East Palestine, Ohio, with chemicals. Some residents and scientists are questioning whether the cleanup is being done correctly.

Julie Grant of The Allegheny Front reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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