Buttigieg to Rail Companies: ‘Stop Fighting Us’

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was in the village Thursday morning to visit the site of the Norfolk Southern train derailment.

During a press conference, Buttigieg said, “Norfolk Southern and the other freight rail companies need to stop fighting us every time we try to do a regulation in order to hold them accountable, and the other railroad companies accountable, for their safety record.”

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