Vinyl Chloride

Final Report On Paulsboro Derailment ReleasedThe National Transportation Safety Board has released its final report on systemic flaws leading up to a 2012 train derailment that leaked a dangerous gas in southern New Jersey.
NTSB Faults Conrail Training and Procedures in 2012 Paulsboro, NJ DerailmentAnother factor contributing to consequences following the accident, the NTSB says, was Conrail's failure of to implement and establish emergency response protocols to protect the community from exposure to the vinyl chloride that was released.
NTSB To Determine Cause Of 2012 Paulsboro Train Derailment The National Transportation Safety Board is set to determine the cause of a train derailment that leaked a hazardous gas in a southern New Jersey community almost two years ago.
First Responders File Lawsuit In Paulsboro Train DerailmentFifteen first responders have filed a lawsuit claiming Conrail was negligent in the aftermath of a train derailment and chemical spill in southern New Jersey last year.
Paulsboro Community Still Feeling Negative Effects After Train DerailmentStudents 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.
Number of Plaintiffs Suing Conrail Over Paulsboro, NJ Derailment Nears 100As the cleanup from the Conrail freight train derailment in Paulsboro, NJ continues, people are lining up to sue the rail carrier over the leak of vinyl chloride.
First Time Since Train Derailment, Paulsboro Students Head Back To SchoolStudents headed back to class in Paulsboro public schools this morning, for the first time since a train derailment and chemical spill 11 days ago.
Many Paulsboro Residents Return To Their Homes After Train DerailmentThe long wait to return home began slowly coming to an end on Friday for residents of Paulsboro, New Jersey who were forced to evacuate as a result of the train derailment that caused vinyl chloride to leak from a ruptured tanker.
Paulsboro Evacuations In Place Until At Least SundayThe 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.
Local Congressmen Grill Officials Dealing With Paulsboro Train DerailmentCongressmen 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.
Pumping Operations Completed On Breached Rail Car In PaulsboroU.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.
Frustrated Paulsboro Residents Speak Out During Community Meeting On Train DerailmentPaulsboro 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.