Derailment of CSX train carrying sulfuric acid causes scare in Maryland
(Source: Baltimore Sun, February 21, 2013)
BALTIMORE, Md. — Just before midnight Wednesday, three words brought a stream of emergency crews and hazardous materials units to a wooded corner of Cecil County just north of Interstate 95: liquid sulfuric acid. A train operated by CSX Corp. derailed about 11:45 p.m., and initial reports said two cars contained the highly corrosive and environmentally dangerous substance. Luckily, officials said, the acid didn't leak, even though the cars containing it were off-kilter.
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Friday, February 22, 2013