WATCH: Residents of East Palestine Confront Train CEO – ‘We are not Dummies’

A black plume rises over East Palestine, Ohio, as a result of a controlled detonation of a portion of the derailed Norfolk Southern Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

OHIO (Yaakov M / VINnews) — In this dramatic, heart-wrenching CNN footage, angry residents of East Palestine confronted the Norfolk Southern CEO at a town hall discussing the toxic train wreck in Ohio.

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One local resident, who lives just a block from the disaster, Jim Stewart, spoke passionately as he described the heartbreaking experience that he and his neighbors have suffered.

“The people of East Palestine are being treated like Dummies. We are not dummies. I’m angry. I’ve lived in East Palestine for 65 years…I’m afraid to put my dog out…I don’t feel safe in this town now. You took it away from me….Your company stinks.”

He continued, “I lost a lot, I lost the value of my home. What do we do now? We came home the other day, as soon as we got out, the smell came back, right away instant headache. I’m 65,a diabetic A-fib, heart disease. Did you shorten my life now?”

“We were going to sell our house. Our value went poof…Your company has to do something!”

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Alta Bubby
Alta Bubby
9 months ago

Aren’t there any safety regulations and checks for safety??