National Transportation Safety Board
Another factor contributing to consequences following the accident, the NTSB says, was Conrail’s failure of to implement and establish emergency response protocols to protect the community from exposure to the vinyl chloride that was released.
National Transportation Safety Board officials are looking at black boxes they recovered and gave an update Tuesday.
“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you,” Katz said in his commencement address.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Sunday that Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz invited him on the doomed flight that crashed, killing seven.
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.
A US Airways flight from Italy to Philadelphia has been diverted to Ireland after several flight attendants fell ill.
While the FAA may have the authority to create regulations specific to unmanned aerial vehicles (aka, drones) it hasn’t done so yet, leaving many questions up in the air.
The accident in Chesterfield killed 11-year-old Isabelle Tezsla and seriously injured both her triplet sisters and three other students.
Conrail employees told the NTSB they did everything by the book that day. A vinyl chloride leak forced evacuation of half the town.
The long wait to return home began slowly coming to an end on Friday for residents of Paulsboro, New Jersey who were forced to evacuate as a result of the train derailment that caused vinyl chloride to leak from a ruptured tanker.
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.
Officials say the town is safe outside of the evacuated area near the crash.
Local officials in Paulsboro, NJ say they are pushing for more federal support to ensure that the train derailment that happened on Friday never happens again.
The first mate of the tugboat that collided with a duck boat on the Delaware River, killing two Hungarian students, admits he could have avoided the duck boat if he saw it in time.
Motor vehicle citations have been issued to the drivers involved in the February 16th fatal collision between a school bus and a dump truck.