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Dingell Statement on Train Derailment in Van Buren Township

VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. â€“ Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-06) released the following statement on the reports of a derailed train in Van Buren Township. 
“My team and I have been in touch with Supervisor Kevin McNamara, the Van Buren Fire Department, and other local officials regarding the train derailment in Van Buren Township. We are also in touch with the relevant federal authorities, including the EPA. At this time no one is aware of the release of any hazardous materials, the car carrying hazardous material has been put upright and is being removed from the area of the other derailed cars, and EPA is dispatching a team to ensure public safety. We will continue to monitor the situation very closely and remain in touch with federal, state, and local officials, and release additional information as it becomes available.”
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