February 17, 2015

Manchin Statement After Touring Train Derailment Site

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin today issued the following statement after touring the CSX train derailment site in Fayette County.

“First and foremost, after touring the derailment site, I am thankful that all West Virginians are safe. We must work together to find ways to ensure this type of accident does not happen again and transport this material as safe as humanly possible. I will be working with federal, state and industry officials in the coming weeks to make the necessary improvements to secure our safety.”