Train derailment focus of upcoming bipartisan policy hearing

Will feature testimony from Shapiro administration, local officials

DARLINGTON, March 10 – The House Majority and Republican Policy Committees, chaired by Reps. Ryan Bizzarro (D-Erie) and Josh Kail (R-Beaver, Washington) respectively, will host a bipartisan hearing in Beaver County next week on the East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment and how Pennsylvania is responding.

On Tuesday, March 14, the committees will meet in Darlington with local officials and representatives from the Shapiro administration to discuss the impacts the train derailment on the Ohio border is having on Pennsylvania residents. It will feature testimony from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Pa. Department of Health and the Pa. Department of Environmental Protection, as well as a Beaver County Commissioner and the Darlington Township Supervisor.

The hearing will be hosted by Reps. Rob Matzie (D-Beaver) and Jim Marshall (R-Beaver) at the Darlington Fire Company, 3590 Darlington Rd., Darlington, Pa. at 1 p.m. This hearing is open to both the media and the public and will be livestreamed at