Carol Highsmith | Public Domain

Toxic threats

Tell the EPA: Protect communities from toxic trains

When inherently safer technology is available, companies should be shifting to it as quickly as possible to prevent and mitigate the impacts of disasters like the one in East Palestine, Ohio.


Ohio PIRG is an advocate for the public interest. We speak out for the public and stand up to special interests on problems that affect the public's health, safety and wellbeing.

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I like that PIRG digs down and finds ways the system has been rigged against our long-term welfare and tries to translate that into legislative and legal action at the state, local and national levels. Nick Bridge, Member
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I see daily reminders of how much damage we have done and know that fixing that damage starts with me. Matt C.V., Member
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