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Paulsboro Derailment Settlement Would Limit Future Lawsuits By Affected Children

A railroad is offering parents in southern New Jersey a settlement stemming from a derailment that would make it difficult for their children to sue if they get sick in the future.

03/12/2013

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)

Paulsboro Community Still Feeling Negative Effects After Train Derailment

Students leave Paulsboro high school after a full day of classes. Traffic in town seems to be at its normal pace. But almost five weeks after the train derailment and vinyl chloride leak that kept people in their homes or forced evacuations, many are trying to recoup what they say the derailment cost them.

01/03/2013

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

Paulsboro Residents Warned About Door To Door Scammers

“It is unfortunate given everything (residents) have been through recently but there are always opportunists out there,” Gloucester County freeholder Lyman Barnes said.

12/19/2012

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Final Car Removed After Train Derailment In Paulsboro

Officials announced Sunday that the final car containing vinyl chloride has been successfully removed from scene of a train derailment in Paulsboro, New Jersey.

12/16/2012

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Paulsboro Residents Demand Answers From Conrail, Health Experts

For the first time, we heard the frantic calls for help after the toxic train derailment in Paulsboro, Gloucester County.

12/12/2012

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

Unified Command Announces Start Of Rail Car Removal In Paulsboro

Operations to remove the breached rail car from Mantua Creek have begun, the Unified Command announced Tuesday.

12/11/2012

(credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

NTSB Finishes On-Site Investigation In Paulsboro, New Jersey

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.

12/07/2012

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Paulsboro Evacuations In Place Until At Least Sunday

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.

12/07/2012

Cleanup Efforts

Paulsboro Officials: Vinyl Chloride Cleaned Up But Evacuations Remain

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.

12/07/2012

(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

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)

New Details Emerge In Paulsboro Train Derailment

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.

12/03/2012

Coast Guard officials update the media on evacuations in Paulsboro. (credit: CBS 3)

Paulsboro Evacuations Extended After Train Derailment; School District Closed Monday

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.

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)

NTSB Launches Investigation Into Freight Train Derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into a bridge collapse that caused a huge freight train to derail Friday morning.

12/01/2012

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)

At least 100 Still Out Of Homes After Paulsboro Train Derailment

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.

12/01/2012

Paulsboro train derailment scene (Credit: American Red Cross)

Investigation Underway In Freight Train Derailment

The investigation is underway into a freight train derailment and chemical leak Friday in Paulsboro that sent dozens to the hospital.

12/01/2012

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