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Derailed Trains: The Aftermath
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The United States is buzzing with news about the train derailments, with one that has led to toxic chemicals being released in Ohio. Just yesterday, a fourth train was also derailed in South Carolina, but with no reports of any chemicals -or otherwise- affecting the area. MSM seems to be pretty silent about these incidents… typical.
What I want to address is how this can potentially affect the water supply in the Ohio and surrounding areas, as well as how the Oregon spill has the potential to further affect the diesel shortage we are facing. Take a look at these maps to see just how many bodies of water can be affected by the Ohio disaster:
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This should be getting widespread attention from every media outlet in the country! EPA reports from Ohio are already telling of contamination detected in water samples from Bull Creek, North Fork Little Beaver Creek, Little Beaver Creek, Sulphur Run, Leslie Run, and the Ohio River. Storm drains are also reporting contaminated samples, and there have been thousands of fish already reported dead. The EPA has also noted that the contaminated soil may not have been disposed of properly. Alarmingly, residents in the Ohio area that were affected have been told that it was safe to return to their homes, despite complaints of headaches, animals dying, and other adverse effects.
Last Friday’s Oregon derailment is concerning for similar reasons… in addition to the local water supply now being contaminated by diesel fuel, this comes on the heels of a U.S. diesel shortage in 2022. With reserves reportedly at their lowest since 1951, this caused a massive increase in the cost of diesel fuel all across the country, with many gas stations announcing being completely out of diesel for a period of time.
The Texas, Oregon and South Carolina derailments should also be of concern, since a pattern of train derailments seems to be occurring. Is this some sort of punishment for the railroad strikes that took place at the end of 2022? Reports have mentioned that the Ohio incident may have been averted if the axle that is seen on fire in the security footage below had been addressed properly.
Additional unconfirmed reports tell that this axle on fire WAS detected over 20 miles BEFORE the train derailed and the crew was allegedly told by dispatch to continue on towards Conway, meaning that they knew a train with melting wheels was headed towards the town of East Palestine. At least 4 lawsuits have already been filed as a result of the Ohio derailment.
I wonder how long some manufactured disaster hits the Colorado River or some other major source of water in the U.S., or how many more train disasters will pop up.