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Union Pacific Pritchett Texas

Site Contact:
Jhana Enders
Response OSC


Site Location:
Pritchett, TX 75755
NRC#: 758343

NRC report states a freight train has derailed approximately 21 cars due to unknown causes. A Union Pacific representative has indicated that titanium dioxide (a white paint pigment) and lime potentially released into a nearby creek at the derailment location. Initial location reported as Gilmer, Texas but incident actually occured in Pritchett, Texas. OSC Enders and EPA Region 6 START contractors are in route.

For additional information, visit the Pollution Report (POLREPS) section.