Officials announced Sunday that the final car containing vinyl chloride has been successfully removed from scene of a train derailment in Paulsboro, New Jersey.
For the first time, we heard the frantic calls for help after the toxic train derailment in Paulsboro, Gloucester County.
Operations to remove the breached rail car from Mantua Creek have begun, the Unified Command announced Tuesday.
Federal investigators have completed the on-site portion of their inquiry into a New Jersey train derailment that released a hazardous chemical, forcing evacuations that remain in place.
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.
Substantial progress is being made, but still serious questions continue to emerge. One mother believes her family was needlessly exposed to vinyl chloride for days.
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.
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.
More than 100 southern New Jersey residents will be kept out of their homes for several more days as crews work to clear a hazardous gas that spewed from a ruptured freight train car.
The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into a bridge collapse that caused a huge freight train to derail Friday morning.
The precautionary evacuations in Paulsboro were ordered late Friday, hours after the train derailment, and will likely remain in effect throughout the weekend and possibly longer.
The investigation is underway into a freight train derailment and chemical leak Friday in Paulsboro that sent dozens to the hospital.
The derailed cars were carrying a chemical called vinyl chloride, which spilled into Mantua Creek.
The vapors of vinyl chloride is the troublesome irritant that some people at a train derailment scene in Paulsboro, New Jersey may have been exposed to.
The office for the Gloucester County Freeholder Director sent out the following statement regarding facts about Vinyl Chloride: What is Vinyl Chloride? * Vinyl Chloride is a manufactured substance that does not occur naturally. * […]