Cincinnati And Northern Kentucky Shut Down Water Intakes After Train Derailment

  • “Emergency responders were able to quickly respond and contain most of the chemicals,” NKWD said in a press release.
  • NKWD said one of the chemicals, butyl acrylate, “was detected at low levels in the Ohio River far upstream of our water supply intakes.”
  • Butyl acrylate “is a clear liquid with a sweet odor used in arts and crafts, adhesives, flooring, sinks, bathtubs, to name just a few of the uses of the chemical,” NKWD said.
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