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Train Derailment

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

(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

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)

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

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

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

(Credit: CBS 3)

Dozens Sickened After Chemical Spill In Paulsboro

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.

11/30/2012

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Facts About Vinyl Chloride

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. * […]

11/30/2012

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