Toxic wastewater from Ohio train derailment moved to Texas

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  • “I’m not clear on who has the full picture of what is happening here and that is a problem,” She noted Harris County has around 10 injection wells capable of receiving hazardous commercial waste, making the area one of the few places where the materials could be disposed.
  • But she said there are similar facilities in Vickery, Ohio, and Romulus, Michigan, that also could handle the wastewater and are located closer to the crash site.“There may be logistical reasons for all of this.
  • “I know that our community was taken aback by the news just as I was,” Hidalgo said.
  • “I also want folks to know there are many things we don’t know that we should know.
  • The company told KHOU-TV it is experienced in managing this type of disposal.“Our technology safely removes hazardous constituents from the biosphere.
  • Perhaps Texas Molecular outbid the Michigan facility,” Hidalgo said.
DEER PARK, Texas (AP) Toxic wastewater used to extinguish a fire following a train derailment in Ohio has been transported to a Houston suburb for disposal, according to a county official in Texas wh [+4854 chars]