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July 11, 2024 5:37 am

Deluzio appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

“Membership on this committee provides me more opportunities to fight not only for rail safety, but also for major Western PA priorities like better passenger rail, stronger and more resilient infrastructure like water and flood management systems, airports, highways, bridges, public transit, locks and dams, and more,” said Deluzio said in a statement Tuesday.

Norfolk Southern agrees to $310 million settlement over East Palestine derailment

The Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency said in a statement Thursday that the settlement, which still has to be approved by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, will require the railroad to improve safety. That includes reducing the distance between sensors that determine if a train is reaching dangerous temperatures, and ensuring that trains that do reach dangerous temperatures are stopped for inspection.