Bridge collapsed in New Jersey, sending toxic chemicals from train into water

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Vash01, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    "No serious injuries"----thank heavens for that!
     
  3. susan6

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    Vinyl chloride leaking from a tankcar, that's not good.
    Is this what it will take to get Congress to realize the seriousness of the "aging infrastructure" problem?
     
  4. gkelly

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    :( It just so happens that today I am copyediting a manuscript about chlorine-induced lung injury, which mentions train derailments of one cause in humans.
     
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  6. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Julia, Elena, Anna, Liza, and Vera

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    Obama has been trying to invest in our infrastructure, which will create jobs and repair important things like bridges. He is going to need more cooperation (and money).