Railcar explosion prompts proactive safety measures in North Platte, Nebraska

North Platte, Nebraska – A container of perchloric acid caused an explosion at Union Pacific’s Bailey Yard in September 2023, leading to a hazardous situation. The chemical is commonly used in various products such as food, drugs, and explosives, posing risks as an inhalant. The incident prompted an extended evacuation in the area between Hershey … Read more