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Norfolk Southern CEO to testify before Senate next week and 'share what he knows' about derailment

Posted on AllSides March 1st, 2023
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The CEO of Norfolk Southern, the rail company responsible for the East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment, has agreed to appear before a Senate committee next week.

Alan Shaw will appear before the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee during a March 9 hearing.

In a statement, a spokesperson for Norfolk Southern said Shaw told the committee "that he will appear voluntarily .... We continue to engage in discussions with Members of Congress and other committees about additional requests to testify, while balancing his commitments to the remediation process and the...

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