Posted BY: Kara | NwoReport
(Natural News) It has been two weeks since the infamous Norfolk Southern freight train carrying noxious chemicals through East Palestine, Ohio, derailed and blew up in a “controlled explosion.” And we are still no closer, despite promises from the company, to learning the extent of the deadly chemical release.
Area residents are growing restless without these answers, and some of them have joined a class-action lawsuit claiming the exposure they have already incurred is causing them to develop “DNA mutations.”
The long-term health implications of exposure to vinyl chloride, one of the chemicals being hauled by the train, are serious and many. They include hepatic angiosarcoma, a rare form of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, another form of liver cancer, various brain and lung cancers, lymphoma, and leukemia.
There were other chemicals on that train, though, that Norfolk is refusing to disclose. Despite a promise from CEO Alan Shaw that the company “will not walk away” from East Palestine, area residents, including Mayor Trent Conaway, are fuming over the lack of honesty coming from Norfolk.
In a statement to the media – watch below – Conaway blasted Norfolk for refusing to show up to a town hall meeting to properly address area residents: