‘Sound like Mickey Mouse’: East Palestine residents’ shock illnesses after derailment

February 25, 2023

EAST PALESTINE, OHIO – Wade Lovett’s been having trouble breathing since the Feb. 3 Norfolk South train derailment and toxic explosion here. Jami Cozza, an East Palestine resident who’s emerged as one of the town’s leaders, at a town hall she organized with River Valley Organizing. Fire and thick, chemical-laden smoke spread all over East Palestine, Ohio, after a “controlled burn” of toxic chemicals aboard a derailed Southern Norfolk train. A spokesman for Norfolk Southern told The Post that the company consulted experts including Gov. '”“We have to put all our differences aside and show the world we are East Palestine Strong.