BREAKING: Fundraiser launched to provide water filters for East Palestine

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Doricko explained that “when toxic chemicals settle into the soil and rivers, they seep through the ground and into the aquifer,” noting that “the only source of water in East Palestine is their aquifer.”

“Without filtration systems,” he continued, “they will be at risk of drinking the toxic chemicals from the industrial accident.”

Donations will assist with the “acquisition, distribution, and installation of whole-house granular activated carbon filters for everyone in East Palestine.”

Doricko noted that while the goal is to provide safer drinking water to all of East Palestine, the “first milestone is to install a reverse osmosis filter in 100 residences,” at a cost of $50,000.

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