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In Paulsboro, New Jersey, derailed tanker cars leaked chemical train of vinyl chloride to be mixed with acetone. 

Capt. Kathy Moore, the Coast Guard incident commander said,

We are working as safely and quickly as possible to move through the progression of this cleanup and get the Paulsboro community back to normal, More than 200 technical experts and responders are working on the incident and we’re assembling the specialized equipment and resources we need to complete operations.”

Paulsboro, New Jersey bridge was adjusted day before train derailed causing vinyl chloride gas to be release into air at residential neighborhood.

Human error, automation, aging bridge blamed for Paulsboro derailment

NTSB: Railroad bridge that collapsed was inspected in November

Paulsboro, New Jersey: Focus of Environmental Concerns

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