Explore The Lever’s extensive coverage of the East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment disaster of 2023.
The Lever’s new video reveals how our coverage shifted the national dialogue around rail safety.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s track record and rail company links raise questions about his ability to hold the rail giant accountable for the derailment disaster.
On this week’s Lever Time Premium: a summation of The Lever’s coverage of the train derailment in East Palestine; and an update from a reporter on the ground.
Facing pressure to act, America’s chief rail regulator now insists he is “constrained.” He’s not.
Norfolk Southern helped convince government officials to repeal brake rules — and corporate lobbyists watered down hazmat safety regs.