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Site Progress

Norfolk Southern team members remain on scene, assisted by multiple derailment and environmental contractors. Every step of the way, we are coordinating with federal, state and local agencies.

We will see this through

Our work isn’t finished.

Updated: June 14, 2024
71.4M gallons of water recovered and transported offsite
179,241 tons of waste soil removed
Flushed 5,200 feet of impacted waterways
1,545 drinking water wells sampled


Updated: June 14, 2024

Site remediation continues

Continuing to monitor groundwater

Post-rain sediment sampling at area waterways

Capturing rainwater within contaminated area for temporary storage and disposal

Continuing Work

— Daily air monitoring in the community and within incident perimeter and work sites
— Monitoring surface water quality in the area, using booms and aeration to treat and contain the impacts
— Weekly sampling of the village’s public drinking water system
— Sampling private drinking water wells

Regulatory Oversight

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Columbiana County General Health District
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
  • National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
  • Ohio Department of Health (ODH)
  • Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR)
  • Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA)
  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)
  • United States Department of the Interior (DOI)
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)