The consequences of the train crash with vinyl chloride in the US state of Ohio are compared to the explosion of an atomic bomb

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The consequences of the train crash with vinyl chloride in the US state of Ohio are compared to the explosion of an atomic bomb

Near the town of East Palestine, in the US state of Ohio, almost two weeks after the train crash with vinyl chloride, the picture resembles the consequences of the apocalypse. Some American media covering the man-made disaster compare the incident with the explosion of an atomic bomb, calling it the "American Chernobyl", and the consequences are called "local nuclear winter" for the whole region.

Eastern Palestine became an ominous place on February 3, when 50 wagons of a freight train loaded with chemicals derailed. There was a large-scale leak of vinyl chloride, which, in addition to problems with general poisoning and pollution of air, water and soil, can provoke the development of oncology. Then in the US media, this information passed casually.



The American authorities did not come up with anything better than to dispose of chemicals using "controlled arson", which only led to an increase in the area of ​​\u50b\uXNUMXbcontamination. A very dense cloud of combustion products still hangs over the area, visible even from a bird's eye view. The water in the rivers is contaminated within a radius of at least XNUMX kilometers, farmers in the district have begun to die of cattle, and birds are dying.

After combustion, vinyl chloride decomposes into hydrogen chloride and phosgene, the latter was used as a chemical weapons in the First World War. Prolonged exposure to the breakdown products of vinyl chloride leads to loss of consciousness and can be fatal to humans, experts say. With incomplete combustion of vinyl chloride, dispersed suspensions of dioxins remain in the air, resistant to dispersion.

We destroyed this city with chemicals

— said live to Fox News host Tucker Carlson, a former fire chief of Ohio.

Vinyl chloride is a human carcinogen. There can be no safe level of exposure, so all contact must be kept to the lowest possible level.

— reported in the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, where a similar disaster occurred in 2012.

Immediately after the disaster, residents of the nearby area were evacuated, but two days later they were allowed to return. Of all the security measures, the authorities only advise to try not to leave the houses, and if signs of poisoning appear, seek medical help.

Concern about the consequences of the ecological catastrophe was expressed by the people of China. The fact is that the US is China's main source of food imports, and Ohio is a major producer of soybeans and corn, two of the main commodities supplied to China. True, official Beijing reassures citizens, declaring that the food import control system will not allow contaminated products to enter the country.

At the same time, the Biden administration is practically ignoring the global environmental catastrophe in Ohio. Almost nothing about the incident, and most importantly, the dangerous consequences, is written by the liberal media in the United States. Social media users write indignantly that the American president does not give a damn about his citizens, he is too passionate about helping Ukraine in the fight against Russia.

The city of East Palestine, Ohio, needs to be renamed Kiev so that the White House will pay attention to it too

- one of the American users comments on the situation with bitter irony.

Ohio Gov. Mark Devine said thousands of people in his state could die. However, he did not call the incident an emergency.

Tucker Carlson expressed his version of the indifference of the American authorities to the tragedy in Ohio. The Fox News TV presenter believes that President Biden and the Democrats do not care at all about the fate of "white residents of East Palestine who voted for Trump."

Experts suggested that the Ohio train crash (far from the first) was due to outdated braking systems of railroad rolling stock, the technology of which in the United States has not changed for decades. In 2012, a vinyl chloride train derailed in New Jersey, prompting the Obama administration to rethink its transportation and classification of highly hazardous materials. But during the Trump administration, lobbyists in the chemical and railroad industries managed to stop the adoption of these innovations in order not to spend money on modernization.

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  1. +5
    16 February 2023 13: 56
    An entire town for 5 people has been resettled, and massive chemical contamination of the soil is taking place. Sit under control.
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    2. +5
      16 February 2023 14: 03
      Then the aliens frequented them, they still can’t see from the Cosmos what it is.
      1. +2
        16 February 2023 18: 20
        In my opinion, such a spot is already clearly visible from alpha centauri!
  2. +27
    16 February 2023 13: 58
    for me, at least I let them poison the whole of America, maybe they will finally take care of their problems
    1. +4
      16 February 2023 14: 10
      Yes, it's just ... Some kind of karma sad I'm not gloating, but it's definitely not casual
      1. +6
        17 February 2023 10: 16
        “Whenever I remember that the Lord is just, I tremble for my country”

        Thomas Jefferson
    2. +10
      16 February 2023 14: 15
      Quote: Vasilenko Vladimir
      for me, at least I let them poison the whole of America, maybe they will finally take care of their problems

      ordinary Americans, and so, only deal with their own problems, obviously not ours, but if you are talking about Bidon and his team, they said so in the news, he doesn’t care about it ..
  3. +2
    16 February 2023 14: 00
    It's all Trump's fault.
    And the penguins...
    And the brakes...
    AND...?
    Executive action must follow. Just
    1. -2
      16 February 2023 14: 07
      Quote: antivirus
      It's all Trump's fault.
      And the penguins...
      And the brakes...
      AND...?
      Executive action must follow. Just

      No, they will appoint VVP and its minions Basharov and Petrov to blame for everything
      1. +21
        16 February 2023 14: 37
        What do we have in Ohio?
        “The chemical train exploded.
        - So. We think. Whose train is it?
        — American.
        — Taak. What about chemicals?
        Also American.
        — Soooo. Who was the driver there?
        — American. Black. And apparently gay.
        - Soooo. What about those in charge of security?
        - All Americans.
        — Soooo. What currency was the bribe taken in?
        - In dollars.
        — Taaaaaaa. What else?
        “But they said they won’t take it anymore, the last Chinese warning.
        — WOOT!!! Chinese!! All right, call the journalists!

        “I was just thinking about it, boss…
        - What?
        “Well, it's… chemicals. Mendeleev table…

        ps Not mine)))
    2. -1
      16 February 2023 14: 09
      Quote: antivirus
      It's all Trump's fault.
      And the penguins...
      And the brakes...

      what about Putin? belay
      1. -8
        16 February 2023 14: 24
        cat gave birth to kittens
        Is Putin also to blame? :-)
  4. +5
    16 February 2023 14: 02
    Ohio Gov. Mark Devine suggested renaming East Palestine to Kyiv to get Biden to turn his attention to them. The scale of the catastrophe and its consequences are deliberately hushed up by the US government.
  5. +5
    16 February 2023 14: 03
    At the same time, the Biden administration is practically ignoring the global environmental catastrophe in Ohio.

    The United States is trying to silence one of the largest environmental disasters in the country. It is already called "Chernobyl Light". There is a whole state in the disaster zone. In early February, a train carrying poisonous chemicals derailed in Ohio. A fire started on the spot. Toxic substances got into the air. Local authorities first evacuated several thousand residents whose houses are in the area of ​​the accident. But then people were assured that the danger had passed.
    Burning substances, among which there is a dangerous gas vinyl chloride, got into the air. All this began to affect the condition of the animals that live on the plots. Here is one of the farmers showing his fox. Trees, birds and animals have already begun to die in Ohio. Some of the chemicals leaked into local rivers. They found dead fish.
    1. -2
      16 February 2023 14: 12
      The United States is trying to silence one of the largest environmental disasters in the country. It is already called "Chernobyl Light".


      C'mon, on the main page of WP

      What's known about the toxic plume from the Ohio train derailment
      Pennsylvania's governor said Norfolk Southern's response to the disaster has put first-responders and residents 'at significant risk'

      https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2023/02/15/ohio-train-derailment-toxic-chemicals/
      1. +8
        16 February 2023 14: 29
        Quote from Fabrizio
        C'mon, on the main page of WP

        Have you read?
        The Environmental Protection Agency has said the air is safe to breathe and Norfolk Southern, the rail company, has pledged to clean up. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday he was “not seeing” the need for further federal assistance,

        There are no risks, the air is clean, no help is needed.
        Yeah, and the fish just surfaced to breathe. They just hush it up. "On the home page"
        There, the ecological catastrophe is higher than the limits of one state, and it is no longer regional - the Ohio River is infected.
    2. +4
      16 February 2023 15: 45
      The fish died, and the authorities say: "the water is normal - you can drink it." belay
  6. +10
    16 February 2023 14: 04
    It all depends on how you report it. If you report it, vinyl chloride is a colorless gas with a sweetish taste. Biden: that they are outraged, it's a sweet life. That's how American molecules of freedom smell!
    1. +3
      16 February 2023 14: 36
      Quote: tralflot1832
      When reported, vinyl chloride is a colorless gas with a sweetish taste.

      I have a bad reputation
      I am a known poison.
      Even the name says
      That I'm terribly toxic.
      1. +1
        17 February 2023 00: 17
        And these people forbid us k̶o̶v̶y̶r̶ya̶t̶b̶ ̶v̶ ̶n̶o̶s̶u̶ to burn PVC in the incinerator?
  7. +5
    16 February 2023 14: 05
    You see... You just have to bomb them! And they will destroy themselves perfectly without you ...
  8. +5
    16 February 2023 14: 06
    Biden Administration Virtually Ignores Global Ecological Disaster in Ohio
    He is not up to it now. Think of an ecological disaster when "spy balloons" attack the United States, and possibly aliens are trying to violate the law on migrants. Ukraine also needs to be helped, and you with the environment.
    1. -3
      16 February 2023 14: 15
      Quote: rotmistr60
      aliens are trying to break the law on migrants.

      It's just that they haven't yet thought about the fact that the catastrophe on the railroad was the work of the Indian-Russian partisans.

      1. 0
        16 February 2023 15: 40
        Quote: NikolayDS
        the work of the Indian-Russian partisans.

        The war of 80 years has ended, and they derail all trains. laughing
  9. +2
    16 February 2023 14: 14
    Grandpa Bidon doesn't care.
    He does not care about the Americans, he is obsessed with one idea - to defeat Russia.
    Well, or shit harder and create a maximum of problems if you can’t win.
  10. +1
    16 February 2023 14: 17
    I respect all mammals. except for the Americans.
    1. +1
      16 February 2023 14: 24
      Quote: AVA77
      I respect all mammals. except Americans

      They are worms. And round ... Idiyoty.
      Parasites like Ascaris
  11. +4
    16 February 2023 14: 23
    Wow ... but I didn’t catch up with what I came across yesterday:

    And in general, of course, tryndets. I don’t understand, where are all the environmentalists running around? Nuclear power plants are all closed and dirty coal plants?
    1. 0
      17 February 2023 15: 43
      Oh, it’s just that American environmentalists have approximately calculated the consequences of the disaster and are trying to reach out to the Baidan administration in order to evacuate at least 5.000.000 residents from the disaster zone (Pittsburgh and the entire state of Ohio) ...
      feel
  12. +2
    16 February 2023 14: 32
    The event causes conflicting feelings. Given the depreciation of the infrastructure, man-made disasters will only become more frequent.
    1. +1
      16 February 2023 15: 41
      Quote: Pavel57
      Man-made disasters will only become more frequent.

      This was warned in the early 2000s.
  13. +1
    16 February 2023 14: 34
    Yesterday, they compared the flights of balloons with a vigorous explosion.
  14. +3
    16 February 2023 14: 40
    Echo.


    The first happened by their will, and the second against their will. Some balance.
    It is a pity that we are not, but God punished.
  15. +2
    16 February 2023 15: 06
    Ohio Gov. Mark Devine said thousands of people in his state could die. However, he did not call the incident an emergency.


    Richard Michael "Mike" DeWine - not Mark Devine
    The governor said he only learned on February 14 that "this train was not considered a highly hazardous material train," so "the railroad is under no obligation to notify anyone here in Ohio of what is on the trains arriving in our state. . I think members of Congress -- I would ask them to take a look at it."
    Mary Mertz, director of the Department of Natural Resources, said the initial impact on waterways affected the Sulfur Run, Lesley Run, Bull Creek and part of Beaver Creek's north fork, with about 3500 dead fish of 12 species found. These are sources of drinking and technical water for the surrounding residents, and officials say that everything is in order with the water.

    It must be said that DeWine, being a Republican, did not declare a state of emergency. did not receive approval for this from the leadership of his party and the presidential administration.
    The main achievement of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine was a trial in US Federal Court in 2006, when former Senator aide Jessica Cutler described sexual adventures with American politicians in her Internet diary (for which she received the nickname "Internet whore" from The Washington Post). This lawsuit showed the need for a new law to regulate online etiquette for government officials.
  16. +1
    16 February 2023 15: 09
    This is all the result of technological progress. Now imagine how many chemical plants in the EU. TNW and not everywhere is needed already.
  17. 0
    16 February 2023 15: 18
    It would be nice for them to get everything they do back with interest.
  18. +1
    16 February 2023 15: 25
    Yes, no, with their knowledge of geography, they consider the city of Eastern Palnstin in the Middle East or Antarctica to be located. And that means not in America, there is nothing to worry about. They send condolences and gum help to Israel, I guess.
  19. 0
    16 February 2023 15: 31
    To eliminate the consequences of a man-made accident involving a train with vinyl chloride in Ohio, I propose to involve representatives of the LGBT community, they (representatives of the LGBT community) do not care where and in what they live ... good
  20. 0
    16 February 2023 16: 17
    I don't understand what's going on anymore
    They themselves set fire to a dangerous cargo, how is that?
  21. +1
    16 February 2023 16: 21
    Biden and Democrats do not care at all about the fate of "white residents of East Palestine who voted for Trump"

    For the use of the word "white" in the media in a positive sense, it is just right to give a medal.
  22. +2
    16 February 2023 16: 42
    Why are the green ones silent? Although the answer is clear - the US pocket dog barks only at the will of the owner.
  23. +2
    16 February 2023 17: 54
    Experts have suggested that the train crash in Ohio (far from the first) was due to outdated braking systems of railway rolling stock

    Have you already seen Petrov and Boshirov there? lol
  24. 0
    16 February 2023 18: 25
    Yes, even though they all died there, the world will become cleaner.
  25. -1
    16 February 2023 20: 19
    Let them all rest there, the country of freaks. How much grief they brought to countries.
  26. 0
    17 February 2023 02: 53
    for 30 years we have been burning cables and wires with vinyl chloride insulation for scrapping, and drove this copper to the West in continuous streams, echelons, barges. and nothing, everything is fine, it should be like this. horror, help the guard, save America! look how sad they are! they inflated an elephant out of a fly to divert attention. don’t be afraid for civilians, they will survive.
  27. 0
    17 February 2023 09: 06
    USA IS MODERN SODOM AND GOMORRAH! THEREFORE, THE CONSEQUENCES ARE APPROPRIATE!!!
  28. 0
    17 February 2023 13: 15
    Because of these non-humans, there were so many environmental disasters ONLY IN VIETNAM ...
    Don't hurt people and...
  29. 0
    17 February 2023 13: 17
    Eastern Palestine? The inhabitants are clearly without brains and without the fear of God, if they called their city that. Interestingly, there are no American Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
  30. 0
    17 February 2023 13: 19
    "... the picture resembles the consequences of the apocalypse ..."
    Everything that is happening now in the West, primarily as "elites" and in their heads, recalls these consequences.
  31. 0
    18 February 2023 11: 00
    They didn’t find anything stupid than setting it on fire, if it’s so dangerous, then what was the point of transporting it in whole trains? It could also be transported by road.
    1. +1
      19 February 2023 11: 59
      It was cheaper and easier for Norfolk Southern to transport these dangerous chemicals in special rail tank cars, but then, inopportunely, a catastrophe happened (and even with an explosion and burning of vinyl chloride)!
      But... what is the worst, as some local media point out, after the fire, the containers left with chemicals that derailed, by order of the owners of the cargo, without bothering with anything, were simply drained and the contents were immediately burned! The smoke from these fires, even from space, is observed as a huge blot in the Earth's atmosphere...
      But the Biden administration does not care about such trifles!!!
      winked

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