Ohio Senators Introduce Railway Safety Bill to Prevent Future Derailments

Posted on AllSides March 2nd, 2023
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Drone footage shows the freight train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, U.S., Feb. 6, 2023 in this screengrab obtained from a handout video released by the NTSB. (NTSBGov/Handout via REUTERS) Sens. J.D. Vance (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) have announced new legislation to improve railway safety and prevent future derailments, like the one that recently devastated their constituents in East Palestine, Ohio. Co-sponsored by Sens. Bob Casey (D-Penn.), John Fetterman (D-Penn.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), the bipartisan bill (pdf) aims to enhance safety protocols for trains carrying...

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