A federal lawsuit has been launched in the wake of the fiery derailment of a train carrying toxic chemicals along the Ohio-Pennsylvania line last week.
The action seeks to force Norfolk Southern to initiate health testing for residents in both states.
Undetermined damages are also being sought as well as a full insight into the nature of the chemicals released into the atmosphere and water table in the accident.
Smoke rises from a derailed cargo train in East Palestine, Ohio, on February 4, 2023. The train accident sparked a massive fire and evacuation orders, officials and reports said Saturday. No injuries or fatalities were reported. The train was shipping cargo from Madison, Illinois, to Conway, Pennsylvania, when it left the tracks. (DUSTIN FRANZ/AFP via Getty)
AP reports the lawsuit filed Thursday by two Pennsylvania residents calls for the rail operator to pay for…