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If there's a govt & #NorfolkSouthern cover-up going on in #Ohio,
more concerned about water than air.

๐Ÿ”ต Is #EPA collecting water samples?

๐Ÿ”ด Chemicals of concern include not only #vinylchloride, but #phosgene gas,


Yes they blew it up. Look at that poisonous smoke plume!

WHY is the media not reporting on the train derailment disaster in #Ohio?
๐Ÿ”ฅ ๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿ’ง โš— ๐Ÿงช๐Ÿค”

Let's get more citizen reporters on this. Where are residents sheltering now? Who has lost animals & what occurred? Interview those you can, etc.
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The rail barons were the original monopolists, whose ability to make or break whole industries based on their parochial needs spurred the first American antitrust laws. For generations, railroads were tightly regulated to ensure resiliency, competition and fairness. 1/ A vintage editorial cartoon depicting a giant squid labeled
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Today, the monopolists are back, and their greed has shattered American supply-chains. The pandemic has seen massive failures in rail service - late deliveries, waves of derailments, huge backlogs. But rail *profits* have soared, as have the prices of carrying freight. 3/
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