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US Sen. Menendez Says Paulsboro, NJ Accident Will Generate Legislative Action

Menendez (D-NJ) echoed NTSB findings that laid particular blame at the feet of Conrail for what happened.

08/07/2014

File photo: 2012's Paulsboro train derailment. (Credit: American Red Cross)

NTSB Faults Conrail Training and Procedures in 2012 Paulsboro, NJ Derailment

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.

07/29/2014

NTSB Senior Air Safety Investigator Luke Schiada speaks at a press conference regarding the tragic plane crash at Hanscom Field on June 1, 2014 in Bedford, Massachusetts. Initial reports suggest the Gulfstream IV jet was headed to Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The plane departed from Hanscom Runway 11 at an estimated 9:40 pm on May 31, 2014 and crashed after it ran off the runway, killing 7 people, including Lewis Katz, 72, co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer.  (Photo by Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

Investigation Continues Into Plane Crash That Killed Lewis Katz, 6 Others

National Transportation Safety Board officials are looking at black boxes they recovered and gave an update Tuesday.

06/03/2014

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Friends Remember Lewis Katz’s Generosity And Kindness

“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.

06/01/2014

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Ex-Pennsylvania Gov. Rendell Invited On Doomed Jet

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Sunday that Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz invited him on the doomed flight that crashed, killing seven.

06/01/2014

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Report: Most Residents of Paulsboro, NJ Got Sick After 2012 Derailment and Spill

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.

05/29/2014

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Philadelphia-bound Flight From Italy Diverted Over Sick Crew

A US Airways flight from Italy to Philadelphia has been diverted to Ireland after several flight attendants fell ill.

05/11/2014

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Drone Laws Still Up In The Air

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.

04/23/2014

(The scene of the fatal crash in Chesterfied, NJ.  File photo by Paul Kurtz)

NTSB To Meet About Fatal NJ School Bus Crash

The accident in Chesterfield killed 11-year-old Isabelle Tezsla and seriously injured both her triplet sisters and three other students.

07/18/2013

(Conrail train engineer Mark Mather describes the moment when he realized that cars of his freight train were falling off the bridge into the Mantua Creek and spilling chemicals.  Image from NTSB feed)

Freight Train Crew Describes Leadup and Sudden Derailment in Paulsboro, NJ

Conrail employees told the NTSB they did everything by the book that day. A vinyl chloride leak forced evacuation of half the town.

07/09/2013

file photo of Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Many Paulsboro Residents Return To Their Homes After Train Derailment

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.

12/07/2012

file photo of Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Additional Evacuations Ordered In Paulsboro Following Train Derailment

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.

12/05/2012

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Paulsboro, NJ Residents Wary Amid Conflicting Information on Derailment and Leak

Officials say the town is safe outside of the evacuated area near the crash.

12/03/2012

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a freight train that derailed in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and resulted in a chemical spill Friday, Nov. 30. (Credit: CBS 3)

Paulsboro Officials Seeking More Money To Improve Rail Infrastructure In NJ

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.

12/02/2012

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Tugboat Pilot Says He Could Have Avoided Crash With Duck Boat If He Wasn’t Distracted

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.

05/11/2012

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