2:20 PM PT – Friday, February 17, 2023
The Biden administration has denied disaster assistance for east Palestine, Ohio after officials have said everything is safe.
But the administration is now sending personnel from the Department of Health to set up health clinics.
This comes two weeks after the toxic chemical train derailment.
The EPA and other officials have been telling residents the water is safe to drink, the air is safe the breath.
Families say what they’ve been experiencing since they were told is was safe to return home last week, is in stark contrast from what officials are telling them.
Nick Sortor, a citizen journalist who has been in East Palestine for days joins OAN’s Alicia Summers with more.