ecological disasters in Ohio Now Impacting Indiana and Kentucky water supplies
One of the largest ecological disasters in US history occurred in Ohio this past weekend. This is not your typical train derailment, this one contained over 1,000,000 pounds of Vinyl Chloride.
Vinyl chloride (VC) is a colorless gas that is primarily used as a starting material in the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), which is a widely used plastic. Vinyl chloride has a sweet, chloroform-like odor and is highly flammable and has a boiling temperature at 8 degrees F.
In its pure form, vinyl chloride is a toxic substance that can have adverse effects on human health if inhaled or ingested. Long-term exposure to high levels of vinyl chloride in the air can cause liver and lung damage, as well as an increased risk of certain cancers, such as angiosarcoma of the liver.
Because of its potential health effects, the use of vinyl chloride is regulated by government agencies in many countries, and strict controls are in place to ensure that exposure to the chemical is minimized in the workplace and the environment.
Vinyl chloride can have a harmful impact on the environment in several ways:
- Release into the air: Vinyl chloride is released into the air during its production and use, and can contribute to air pollution. In the atmosphere, it can degrade to form other harmful substances, such as hydrogen chloride and chloroform.
- Water contamination: Vinyl chloride can also contaminate water sources, including rivers, lakes, and groundwater. This can occur as a result of leaks or spills during the production and transportation of the chemical, or from the release of wastewater during its production.
- Soil contamination: Vinyl chloride can also contaminate soil, either from spills or leaks during its production and transportation, or from the release of contaminated wastewater into the ground. This can have a negative impact on plants, animals, and microorganisms in the soil, as well as on the overall health of the ecosystem.
- Bioaccumulation: Vinyl chloride can bioaccumulate in the food chain, meaning that it can accumulate in the tissues of organisms over time. This can have a harmful effect on wildlife and other species that live in contaminated areas.
Vinyl chloride has the potential to cause significant harm to the environment and its ecosystems, and it is important to manage its production, use, and disposal carefully in order to minimize its environmental impact.
Below is a video from a girl that lives in the town next to where the explosion occurred. She highlights the many issues and lack of any assistance from the Feds. **Warning Strong Language**
This girl raises some good points. Where is FEMA? Where is a statement from the Feds (not that we’d believe them)? Where’s that idiot from DoT, Pete? Now the waters from eastern OH to Cincinnati, including the OH River are impacted. Add to this two more derailments that occurred today in South Carolina and Houston. All of this while Close Encounters of the Biden Kind is happening all over the world. None of this is right or makes sense.
“We are being completely manipulated into mass confusion by all these simultaneous events coming at us daily. We are at war and most people don’t even realize it.”