Wall Street analysts just don’t see a big long-term impact on
from the train derailment that led to the release of hazardous vinyl chloride gas in Ohio this month. Investors aren’t so sure.
The accident happened on Feb. 3, when a train with 141 cars and three locomotives had 50 cars derail in East Palestine, Ohio. Ten of the cars were carrying hazardous materials, including vinyl chloride, a gas that is used to make chemical products including PVC pipe,