A train loaded with dangerous materials derailed while crossing county Mohavein the US state of Arizona, while for the moment there are no reports of spills of any substance.
Mohave County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Anita Mortensen announced that the train derailed at night on Wednesday in the city of Topcok, near the states of California and Nevada, detailing that he was not aware of any spill or leak, as he has collected The New York Times.
In this sense, Mortensen reported that he learned of the news for the first time at 8:00 p.m. local time and that he notified the incident of the incident. National Transportation Safety Board and the railway company BNSF.
This incident took place weeks after the derailment of a train loaded with toxic materials in the town of East Palestine, in the state of Ohioand which has raised concerns throughout the country for its impact on local health and the environment.
Ohio sues operator of derailed train
The entity of Ohio, United States, sued the Norfolk Southern companyoperator of the train with toxic substances derailed in February, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost confirmed.
According to the federal complaint, detailed by Yost, the company would have violated numerous state laws, as well as violating the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Law.
“This derailment it was completely avoidable”, he explained at a press conference this Tuesday, in statements collected by CNN, “and I am concerned that Norfolk Southern is putting the benefits of its company above the health and safety of the cities and communities in which they operate”.
The company issued a statement on Tuesday informing that theis making progress in cleaning up the areain addition to providing funds for affected individuals and businesses, as well as investing in the community.
(Information of Europe Press)