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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. (see full story) (Credit: CBS 3)

Shelter In Place Order Lifted In Paulsboro, New Jersey

A shelter-in-place order that was issued Monday morning for residents in Paulsboro, New Jersey has been lifted.

12/03/2012

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Signal Problems Preceded Gloucester County Train Derailment

A signal may have malfunctioned on a southern New Jersey bridge where a train derailed, causing a hazardous chemical to spew into the air and leading to health problems, an evacuation, tricky cleanup decisions and broader questions about the condition of railway infrastructure.

12/02/2012

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

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. (see full story) (Credit: CBS 3)

Critics: Rail Bridge Inspections Hidden From View

A division of the Department of Transportation, the Federal Railroad Administration, usually just oversees how companies do rail bridge inspections.

11/30/2012

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Freight Train Derails, Spills Chemicals In Paulsboro, NJ

The derailed cars were carrying a chemical called vinyl chloride, which spilled into Mantua Creek.

11/30/2012

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Charges Filed in March Murder of Elderly Paulsboro, NJ Woman

Authorities say Samuel Davis broke into Thirza Sweeten’s Paulsboro home in the early morning hours of March 19th and beat her to death.

06/29/2012

(New Jersey DEP commissioner Robert Martin and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno at the site of the oil spill in Paulsboro, NJ.  Credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Refinery Contains Oil Leak; Neighbors Say Odor Persists

New Jersey lieutenant governor Kim Guadagno toured the site on Friday, dressed in a protective suit.

02/24/2012

(Paulsboro High School.  Photo provided)

Fumes Believed From Nearby Refinery Sicken 2 At Paulsboro High School

More than 630 students at Paulsboro High School had to be evacuated for a nearly an hour this morning because of fumes believed to have originated at the neighboring Valero oil company refinery.

06/02/2011

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