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WATCH: FEMA, other agencies provide update on East Palestine Monday

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Posted at 3:51 PM, Feb 27, 2023

FEMA hosted a joint news conference from East Palestine Monday at 4 p.m. to provide an update on how federal, state and local agencies are continuing to respond to the toxic train derailment.

Watch the full news conference below:

WATCH: FEMA, other agencies provide update on East Palestine Monday

Speakers included U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator Debra Shore, Ohio Department of Public Safety Director Andy Wilson, Ohio Department of Health Chief of Staff Miranda Williams, FEMA Region 5 Regional Administrator Thomas C. Sivak, CDC/ATSDR Team Lead Jill Shugart and Federal Railroad Administration Public Information Specialist Corey Gattie.

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FEMA held joint conferences Saturday and Sunday. Watch coverage of those events below:

Sunday, Feb. 26:

Saturday, Feb. 25:

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