An article in The Washington Post reports that more than 43,000 aquatic animals were found dead near the Ohio train derailment. The BBC also reported the story. Additionally, rangers are finding dead animals all over Ohio parks.
According to the Tennessee Star:
A source told The Ohio Star that her husband, a wildlife biologist and consultant for the federal forestry, received hundreds of calls on both Sunday and Monday from colleagues who say forestry workers have found hundreds of dead animals in Ohio’s parks.
Several labs across the country have received specimens of whole minks, deer, elk, worms, and livers of such animals and they are finding toxicities that are off the charts, she said.
Ohio Senators have asked federal agencies to monitor the health of East Palestine. While we give billions of dollars to Ukraine, we could at least do this much for the residents of East Palestine.