**See above for DeWine’s February 14 speech on the derailment.
Huntington, Wisconsin (WOWK) — Chemical plume of butyl acrylate. From February 3rd East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment It is believed to hit Huntington, West Virginia, “sometime tomorrow,” according to a government press release. Mike DeWine(R-OH) office.
DeWine says the Ohio River’s butyl acrylate plume is located near Gallipolis in Gallia County, about 225 miles southwest of the East Palestine Railroad derailment. Huntington, West Virginia, is about 40 miles south of Gallipolis.
Butyl acrylate was discovered after the derailment WeirtonAccording to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, Butyl acrylate It is a colorless and transparent liquid with a unique fruity scent. Used in the manufacture of paints, coatings, sealants, etc.of the National Center for Biotechnology Information website Chemicals are “slightly” less dense than water and can form “surface slicks” in water.
DeWine says Ohio River butyl acrylate is 3ppb. According to DeWine, 560ppb is the safest level to consume.
He says no vinyl chloride has been detected in the Ohio River.
The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission and other agencies are sampling and monitoring water at various locations and closing water intakes where butyl acrylate can contaminate drinking water.
DeWine said he wrote to the CDC asking for medical professionals to “evaluate and advise members of the community who have questions and/or are experiencing symptoms.”
Regarding weather and rain runoff, the governor said there are plans to keep pollutants out of local waterways.
DeWine said the emissions people were seeing in the Eastern Palestinian region on Wednesday were “because the railroad was using steam to heat damaged railcars containing paraffin wax. transported to another tank without exposure to
As of Thursday, 474 households in Eastern Palestine had been tested for volatile organic compounds (VOCs). According to press releases, VOCs can be found in paint, flooring, carpets, furniture, cigarette smoke, and more. Testing is optional, but if you would like one, call 330-849-3919.
About 3,150 cubic yards of contaminated soil and 942,000 gallons of contaminated water have been removed, DeWine said.
For wildlife and farms and livestock, the total number of dead aquatic animals is about 3,500. The Ohio Department of Agriculture is analyzing tissue from a calf he died on February 11, about two miles from eastern Palestine.
If you believe your pet has become ill due to a train derailment, please contact your local veterinarian.
Governor Jim Justice (R-WV-WV) has told West Virginians that he will hear updates from his office if there is anything “a little alarming.”
“There are so many updates, and if there is even the slightest alarm, I will contact you very soon. But for now, I think we are in great shape.
US Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) issued a statement regarding the train derailment.
“While we are pleased to have EPA Administrator Reagan on site today, it is unacceptable that it took nearly two weeks for government officials to show up. We ask the Secretary to provide a full picture of the damage and a comprehensive plan to help communities in the coming weeks, months and years to ensure that this type of incident never happens again. said Manchin. “The damage inflicted on Eastern Palestine and the surrounding area is so great that the time has passed for those responsible to take responsibility.”
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https://fox8.com/news/ohio-gov-dewine-explains-where-derailment-chemical-plume-will-be-sometime-tomorrow/ Where is the derailment plume in Eastern Palestine?