Michigan Train: No hazardous material spilled in second rail crash


A train carrying chemicals derailed near Detroit, but officials maintain there has been no spill. The chemical train vehicle stayed on the tracks.


Two weeks ago, another Norfolk Southern train derailed and spilled its content.


Approximately 30 train cars derailed in Van Buren Township, Michigan on this occasion.


Officials confirm that an inquiry is now underway, but that no information has leaked.


Since the environmental catastrophe in East Palestine, there has been focus on the frequency of derailments, particularly those involving freight.





The Norfolk Southern freight train derailment has is raining concerns about the quality of air and water.





Both have been deemed safe by government officials. However, residents living along the Ohio River have complained headaches and nausea and are concerned about the fish kill.


The dangerous chemical vinyl chloride generated in the accident was burned.


Company officials failed to show up to a planned town hall meeting causing backlash.


The most recent incident occurred in Michigan on Thursday at 8.30 a.m. local time,


The majority of derailed wagons were empty, said to Michigan congressman Debbie Dingell, but one was carrying the potentially lethal chemical liquid chlorine.


She said that the EPA had reportedly previously responded to the matter. In addition, she stated that the vehicle transporting the liquid chlorine was the first to be taken from the area.


The EPA confirmed that no hazardous substances reached the ground or water supplies, as indicated by officials.


Officials from the municipality also stated that there were no injuries

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