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  • Train Derailment Dashboard
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Norfolk Southern Train Derailment
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  • The Shapiro Administration remains committed to maintaining a physical presence in Darlington Township, Beaver County to continue assisting residents impacted by the Norfolk Southern train derailment that occurred on February 3, 2023 in East Palestine, Ohio.
  • Norwood Health Consultation Current Status (Dec. 2021)
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) is evaluating the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sampling data of residential and non-residential locations at and near the former Norwood landfill to determine if detected chemical concentrations could potentially harm people's health. This document describes PADOH's approach to assessing the health impact of the former landfill and provides a status update on the report.