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Paulsboro Train Derailment

Congressmen Rob Andrews (center), Pat Meehan (left) and Frank LoBiondo (right) address the media regarding the cleanup from the train derailment in Paulsboro, NJ. (credit: CBS 3)

Local Congressmen Grill Officials Dealing With Paulsboro Train Derailment

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.

12/06/2012

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Pumping Operations Completed On Breached Rail Car In Paulsboro

U.S. Coast Guard officials said Thursday that pumping operations on the breached rail car have been completed, which is a step in the right direction for still-evacuated residents in Paulsboro.

12/06/2012

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Frustrated Paulsboro Residents Speak Out During Community Meeting On Train Derailment

Paulsboro residents met with local, state and federal officials at a sometimes contentious open house information session Wednesday night, nearly one week since a train derailment and chemical leak shook up the borough.

12/06/2012

(Donna Ricotta and her husband, Doug, at their bakery in Paulsboro, NJ.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Residents Hope For Answers at Tonight’s Derailment Town Meeting in Paulsboro, NJ

Authorities still can’t give an estimate of how long the cleanup will take, and that’s one of the issues likely to come up at a community meeting scheduled for Wednesday night.

12/05/2012

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Rep. Rob Andrews Calls For Tighter Regulation Of Rail Bridge Inspections

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.

12/05/2012

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

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)

Rep. Rob Andrews Calls For Quicker Cleanup of Paulsboro Train Wreck Chemicals

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.

12/04/2012

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. (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

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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