NTSB Report Faulting Railway In Ohio Spill Fuels New Calls For EPA Action

June 28, 2024
The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) new finding that the rail company Norfolk Southern was fully responsible for the 2023 train derailment and chemical spill in East Palestine, OH, is drawing calls for EPA to take a tougher stance with the firm, and accusations from elected state officials that it was too quick to settle an enforcement action over the disaster. NTSB held a public hearing on June 25 in East Palestine where members of the board announced that they...

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