The Butler County Department of Emergency Services/9-1-1 has received several calls about the East Palestine Ohio train derailment and the impact it has had on the air quality here in Butler County.
EMA Director Steve Bicehouse has not received any report from PEMA (Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency) and/or the EPA (Emergency Protection Agency) of any impact the derailment had to our area as of date.
The link to the daily progress report published by the EPA is included and we encourage you to utilize this official website for information.
For Daily Progress Reports from the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), click HERE
EPA Information Line: (215) 814-2400
EPA's East Palestine information line is open from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Eastern Time). The phone line is experiencing high call volume. If you are unable to get through to an operator, please leave a message. Agency operators are checking voicemails and returning calls regularly and will be in touch.