The International Association of Fire Fighters is filing a lawsuit against the National Fire Protection Association over a NFPA standard that requires the use of carcinogenic forever chemicals, also known as PFAs, in fire protective gear.
The company's CEO said he will support efforts to improve safety of the freight rail industry but did not address increased fines for safety violations and designating trains that carry flammable gas as highly hazardous.
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 150,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer this year alone. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States.
The safety of Ohio’s rail tracks has become a leading discussion in recent months. The ongoing discussions have led to area first responders receiving additional first-hand experience in train safety Tuesday.
The Rogers choir made history last year by going to state, and this year, the choir is setting its sights on “The Big Easy”. But before the choir can reach its goal, students need to rally support from the community.