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Feb. 16, 2023, 7:59 PM

EPA Vows to Hold Norfolk Southern Accountable for Ohio Disaster

Jennifer A. Dlouhy
Jennifer A. Dlouhy
Bloomberg News

EPA Administrator Michael Regan sought Thursday to quell mounting frustration with the Biden administration’s response to a freight train derailment that unleashed toxic chemicals in eastern Ohio earlier this month, vowing in a visit to the site to “be here as long as it takes to ensure the health and safety of this community.”

“EPA will exercise our oversight and our enforcement authority under the law to be sure we’re getting the result that the community deserves,” Regan said in a news conference in East Palestine, Ohio, following meetings with local officials and residents. “We are absolutely going to hold ...

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