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Law’s Miranda Leppla discusses ongoing health concerns following train derailment

Did the train derailment in East Palestine affect its water supply? Experts say more testing is needed
ABC NewsMiranda Leppla, director of the Environmental Law Clinic at the School of Law, discussed ongoing health concerns following the derailment of a Norfolk Southern train in East Palestine, Ohio. “These are hazardous chemicals and have potential health impacts if they contaminate our air and water,” she said. “And so, it’s really important that we make sure that the cleanup efforts are really looking at this on a long-term basis.”