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Workers seal railcars that were leaking sulfuric acid in Wood River | St. Louis News Headlines – St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri 2021-06-09 06:23:00 –

Wood River (KMOV.com) –It’s been a week since Wood River vehicles began releasing sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere. On Tuesday night, workers sealed all four railcars and safely moved to the Phillips 66 refinery.

The cleaning system used to capture the chemicals has been re-installed as a precautionary measure. There are no detectable levels of sulfur dioxide around the Wood River.

The dangerous goods situation began on June 4th. Norfolk Southern Railway Stopped vehicle containing used sulfuric acid It was overpressurized and ventilated. The railcar was picked up from the Phillips 66 refinery and was part of a group of five performed while waiting for pick-up by the KCS Railroad. One worker suffered from exhaust fumes. He was taken to the hospital, treated and released.

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