East Palestine, Ohio
The president's visit comes after months of public backlash and amid growing fears of long-term health risks.
The Environmental Protection Agency has lauded its response to the chemical disaster in East Palestine — but the people living there remain frustrated.
Congress has done “absolutely nothing” to prevent future train derailments like the East Palestine disaster, said Rep. Chris Deluzio (D-Pa.).
Environmental agencies are often quick to declare the air, water and soil safe after chemical disasters like the Ohio train derailment — but huge knowledge gaps exist.
But several Republicans, including Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, remain opposed to the bipartisan legislation.
The disaster response has not only been flawed — it is one big conflict of interest.
Local authorities and the railroad said there is no threat to public safety.
Footage was overwritten when the train went "immediately back in service following the accident," according to a federal agency investigating the incident.
Some took advantage of Elon Musk's new Twitter policies to increase their reach and promote Moscow-approved talking points.
The actor and activist warns that the fossil fuel industry is destroying the climate — and legislators won't do anything to stop it.