Ohio derailment prompts calls to investigate federal oversight of freight trains

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  • Vance (Ohio) sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday demanding information about his department's oversight of the U.S. freight train system.
  • The site of the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.
As emergency crews continue to clean up the site where a train carrying hazardous materials derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, several lawmakers are pushing for answers about government oversight of t [+3103 chars]