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Norfolk Southern Corporation

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Fighting against safety regulations has lead to environmental disaster and injustice

The Norfolk Southern Corporation has taken a stance against improving its safety standards, including implementing electronically controlled brakes, and has pushed for the relaxation of federal regulations on transporting toxic petrochemicals. The massive derailment of 50 Norfolk Southern Corporation railcars carrying toxic chemicals is a prime example of what can happen when safety regulations are relaxed and fossil-fuel lobbyists have their way.
Investing in safety regulations is a wise investment for any company. It protects employees' lives and well-being, helps businesses maintain their reputations, and reduces long-term costs. Yet, instead of investing in long-term safety standards, the Norfolk Southern Corporation has cut its staff amid safety warnings and went on a $10 billion stock buyback.
This current MAN-MADE environmental crisis is mainly due to the Norfolk Southern Corporation's penny-pinching approach to safety measures and their active push to weaken regulations. The spillover of these petrochemicals carried by the Norfolk Southern Corporation has led to the exodus of hundreds of people and caused untold environmental damage.
Shame on the Norfolk Southern Corporation for not advancing its safety regulations and endangering this community. I hope the EPA can produce a comprehensive environmental impact report that will help guide the residents of East Palestine, Ohio, on their (expected) lawsuits against the Norfolk Southern Corporation!
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  • We Don't Have Time

    66 w

    Dear Ford Brodeur Thank you for getting your climate warning to level 2! We have reached out to Norfolk Southern Corporation and asked for a response. I will keep you updated on any progress! /Adam We Don't Have Time

    • Munene Mugambi

      68 w

      This is an environmental disaster

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        • Sarah Chabane

          70 w

          This is why we need ecocide

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        • rosebellendiritu

          70 w

          Crime against humanity and the planet.when will people learn to care for what surrounds them as the first priority

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          • Tabitha Kimani

            70 w

            The corporation should be sued and pay for the damage caused in wholesome that is people and environment.

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