A New Jersey health department survey finds the majority of residents in a town where a train derailed and released a noxious gas reported new or worsening health problems within weeks.
Conrail is moving ahead with replacing the 140 year old movable bridge.
Consolidated Rail Corp., known as Conrail, filed its motion in U.S. District Court in Camden on Tuesday, four days after a complaint was filed by more than two dozen individuals and business owners.
Conrail employees told the NTSB they did everything by the book that day. A vinyl chloride leak forced evacuation of half the town.
The National Transportation Safety Board is planning a hearing to gather facts about a November train derailment in New Jersey that caused a noxious gas to be released into the air.
While this suit for damages (due to illness and for continued medical monitoring) includes some civilians, it also represents the grievances of some of the first responders who went toward the danger.
A bit of a cloud lingers in Paulsboro, New Jersey following the train derailment in November that caused the release of toxic vinyl chloride. It’s called fear, and it prompted numerous residents to call 911 about an odor that started Monday night and lingered in the air on Tuesday.
For the first time, we heard the frantic calls for help after the toxic train derailment in Paulsboro, Gloucester County.
In the Complaint, Plaintiff Alice Breeman makes a host of allegations against Conrail, Norfolk Southern Railway Company and CSX Transportation.
The Coast Guard has made significant progress in dealing with last week’s Conrail derailment and chemical spill, but not enough to sound the all clear. And no one’s quite sure when that’ll happen.
Congressmen Rob Andrews, Frank LoBiondo and Pat Meehan met with officials dealing with the Conrail derailment in Paulsboro Thursday morning in an effort to get some answers.
In the wake of the Paulsboro train derailment, South Jersey Congressman Rob Andrews is suggesting the federal government may need to take a more direct role in rail-bridge safety.
More New Jersey residents were ordered Tuesday to leave their homes because of air contamination from a train derailment last week that leaked a hazardous gas.
Speaking on a conference call on Tuesday afternoon, Rep. Andrews (D-NJ) expressed frustration at the pace of the cleanup of last Friday’s derailment.
Warning signs of trouble on Conrail’s Jefferson Street Bridge in Paulsboro, prior to the seven-car derailment Friday, are numerous according the NTSB who mentioned Monday 23 trouble tickets or work that needed to be done on the span since December 1st 2011.