Georgia environmental agency calls on NS to clean up soybeans from derailment

By | August 19, 2022 'Notice of violation' says NS could face fines up to $50,000 per day GAINESVILLE, Ga. — The Environmental Protection Division ...

August 20, 2022
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By | August 19, 2022 'Notice of violation' says NS could face fines up to $50,000 per day GAINESVILLE, Ga. — The Environmental Protection Division of Georgia's Department of Natural Resources has ordered Norfolk Southern to remove soybeans that ended up a waterway because of a derailment, or face penalties as high as $50,000 a day. The Times of Gainesville, Ga., reports the agency informed the railroad in an Aug. 17 level that soybeans in Flat Creek as a result of a July 29 derailment when the railroad was servicing a Cargill plant.