The derailment of a CSX train caused a sodium hydroxide leak and shutdown the Rhode Island Avenue area near the tracks Sunday.

The derailment of a CSX train caused a sodium hydroxide leak and shutdown the Rhode Island Avenue area near the tracks Sunday.

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CSX Train Derailment Raises Concerns About Chemical Safety

A 16-car derailment in Northeast D.C. reignites a debate over freight routes in well-populated areas.

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