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EPA Orders Norfolk Southern to Test for Dioxins in East Palestine

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Norfolk Southern contractors removing a burned tank car from the crash site.

The U.S. EPA announced it will force Norfolk Southern to begin testing for dioxins near the site of its derailment in East Palestine, Ohio. For The Allegheny Front, Reid Frazier reports.

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(Original air-date: 3/3/23)

Reid R. Frazier covers energy for The Allegheny Front. His work has taken him as far away as Texas and Louisiana to report on the petrochemical industry and as close to home as Greene County, Pennsylvania to cover the shale gas boom. His award-winning work has also aired on NPR, Marketplace and other outlets.