HEPACO workers, an environmental and emergency services company, observe a stream in East Palestine, Ohio, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023 as the cleanup continues after the derailment of a Norfolk Southern freight train Friday, Feb. 3.AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
COLUMBUS, Ohio—East Palestine’s tap water is safe to drink after new testing found no sign of contaminants from a train derailment earlier this month, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday. Bathroom Set With Trash Can
Tests of raw water from the five wells that feed into East Palestine’s municipal water system, as well as water after it was combined and treated, detected none of the four hazardous chemicals released after the Norfolk Southern freight train derailed on Feb. 3., according to a release from Gov. Mike DeWine’s office.
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