Capitalism’s Conclusion, Part I: What the Ohio train derailment exposed
The recent derailment of trains in East Palestine isn’t just a once-in-a-generation environmental disaster, it's what will continue to happen when profit is put above public health.
EPA orders Norfolk Southern to conduct cleanup and cover costs of...
“Let me be clear: Norfolk Southern will pay for cleaning up the mess they created and for the trauma they’ve inflicted on this community."
Progressives demand Buttigieg act on rail safety amid toxic Ohio disaster
"Norfolk Southern's environmental disaster is the latest in a long string of corporate malfeasance committed right under the secretary's nose... Corporations do not respect Buttigieg as a regulator."
Train derailment leads to toxic chemical exposure in Ohio
"Experts are voicing doubt that the pollution levels are safe for humans, animals, and natural environments in the area."
Alleging ‘failures’ to protect drinking water, coalition urges EPA to take...
Ohio’s “permissive” regulation of fracking waste injection wells threatens public health and the environment, a petition to the EPA says.
‘This needs to be fixed’: Nuclear expert calls radioactivity levels found...
An investigation reveals elevated levels of radioactivity not far from a high school football stadium, and accounts from inspectors point to the contamination’s possible source.
Former Ohio deputy charged with murder after shooting man in back
Initially on administrative leave from the sheriff’s office since the shooting, Jason Meade retired in July 2021.
Ohio cops under investigation for pulling paraplegic man from car
“I’m hoping for some kind of disciplinary action and furthermore, I wish that this doesn’t happen to no one else."
Fracked waste spews from unused gas well in Ohio entering waterways...
"We have been exposing Ohio as a radioactive dumping ground that accepts oil and gas waste from all over the region for more than ten years."
Ohio nuclear scandal 2020
The U.S. Attorney’s Office and FBI last week charged the speaker of the Ohio House of Representative and four others in a scheme to use ratepayers money to keep two decrepit nuclear power plants operating.