Impact of Norfolk Southern Train Derailment

DARLINGTON, March 14 – A bipartisan House Policy Committee hearing, featuring members of the House Majority Policy Committee and the Republican Policy Committee, heard testimony on the state and local response to the Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, on the night of Feb. 3. The hearing featured testimony from the heads of several state departments, as well as local Beaver County and Darlington officials. 

  • Hosts: Rep. Rob Matzie (D-Beaver), Rep. Jim Marshall (R-Beaver)
  • Testifiers:
    • Randy Padfield- Director, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency
    • Richard Negrin- Acting Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
    • Dr. Debra L. Bogen- Acting Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Health
    • Russell Redding- Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
    • Daniel C. Camp, III- Chairman, Beaver County Board of Commissioners
    • Mike Carreon- Vice Chairman, Darlington Township Board of Supervisors

Agenda + Testimony

Media Release + News Coverage