Wednesday, May 18, 2011

CSX railroad facing $350,000 fine for derailments that polluted Ohio water

In a proposed settlement, CSX Transportation would pay $350,000 to Ohio for water pollution and public nuisances caused by eight of its derailments and malfunctions here, including the fiery derailment in Painesville in 2007. And a Colorado company the railroad hired to clean up two of the spills would pay $60,000 for polluting the Cuyahoga River. Continued

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