20 Days Later, Buttigieg Finally Visits Ohio Train Derailment Site

  • Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg traveled to East Palestine, Ohio, on Thursday to visit the site of the train derailment that spilled toxic chemicals into the environment.
  • At the site, Buttigieg was briefed by the Transportation Department’s on-scene personnel. Later, he will meet with emergency responders and members of the community in East Palestine and receive an update from the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) investigation into the accident.
  • The Transportation Secretary’s visit coincides with the release of the NTSB’s preliminary report, which will contain factual findings from the investigation into the Norfolk Southern derailment.
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