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J.D. Vance Tests Water in Ohio Creek Bed to Show Rise of Toxic Chemicals


VANCE: “Hey, guys. So I’m here at Leslie Run, and there’s dead worms and dead fish all throughout this water. Something I just discovered is that if you scrape the creek bed, it’s like chemicals coming out of the ground. Could you show — could you come here? Let me just show this to people. I don’t know if you’ll be able to see this on camera, but watch this. You just see that chemical pop out of the creek. This is disgusting. And the fact that we have not cleaned up the train crash, the fact that these chemicals are still seeping in the ground is an insult to the people who live in East Palestine. Do not forget these people. We have to keep applying pressure. That’s how we’ll fix this problem. Thank you.”

"Disgusting" conditions in waterway near East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment, local woman says