I live within an mile of the recent train derailment in Rosedale. I have an...

Asked May 29, 2013, 1:42 PM EDT

I live within an mile of the recent train derailment in Rosedale. I have an organic garden and I am concerned that it will be inedible/contaminated due to the smoke and chemicals falling onto my garden. What should I do?

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1 Response

We recommend that you contact the Department of the Environment (DOE) for a more authoritative response. The DOE telephone number is 410-537-3000.
The DOE may have pertinent information on their website in the next few days.
We also refer you to the article dealing with the toxic chemicals that appeared on page 11 of the Baltimore Sun 'News' section on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
LS