Ohio sued rail company Norfolk Southern over the derailment of a train carrying toxic materials in East Palestine last month
The state of Ohio is suing Norfolk Southern over last month’s train derailment in East Palestine, Attorney General Dave Yost announced Tuesday.
Rail company faces 58-count civil lawsuit over chemical-releasing derailment and ‘long string’ of other hazardous incidentsThe state of Ohio is suing the rail giant Norfolk Southern over the derailment of a freight train carrying toxic chemicals through the village of East Palestine last month, calling it one of a “long string” of derailments and hazardous material incidents involving the company.The 58-count civil lawsuit, filed in federal court, seeks to hold the rail company financially...
Ohio filed a lawsuit against railroad Norfolk Southern to make sure it pays for the cleanup and environmental damage caused by a fiery train derailment on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border last month, the state's attorney general said Tuesday.
The federal lawsuit also seeks to force the company to pay for groundwater and soil monitoring in the years to come and economic losses in the village of East Palestine and surrounding areas, said Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.
By Anna Bahney and Chris Isidore, CNN Jim Stewart was getting ready to sell his home in East Palestine, Ohio, and retire. Then came the derailment of a Norfolk Southern train on February 3, releasing toxic chemicals into the air and nearby water, and he fears crashing the value of his home. He and his
A month and a half after a Norfolk-Southern train carrying hazardous materials derailed near East Palestine, Ohio, residents of that Rust Belt town are worried about the toxicity in their area. Norfolk-Southern executives have been assuring them that they are being taken care of, and that the company is fully committed to making East Palestine as safe as possible. But East Palestine resident Courtney Miller told WKYC-TV (an NBC affiliate in Cleveland) that she doesn't believe them."I just don't...
ViewIt has been weeks since a disastrous derailment of a Norfolk Southern train in East Palestine, Ohio, last month that spilled toxic chemicals into a small community, which was later caught on fire causing widespread concern about pollution in the air, ground and water supply. Attorney General Dave Yost of Ohio said the derailment was "entirely avoidable," echoing the words of other officials.Norfolk Southern spokesperson Connor Spielmaker told CNN, “We are also listening closely to concerns...
For weeks, the country has watched as East Palestine, Ohio, dealt with a train derailment that turned into an environmental disaster.
The waste was due to be transported from the crash site in Ohio to the Lone Mountain Landfill Facility in Waynoka, Oklahoma, but Gov. Stitt blocked it last night over safety fears.
Bearings are essential to the operation of a train, but they have to be watched for overheating.
NTSB/Handout – Xinhua via Getty Images (COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio’s attorney general plans to announce the “next steps toward accountability” following last month’s toxic train derailment in East Palestine, his office said. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost