MetroSafe http://wfpl.org en Work Begins to Drain Chemicals at Derailment Site http://wfpl.org/post/work-begins-drain-chemicals-derailment-site <p><strong>Update 4:45 p.m.:</strong> Crews working to offload dangerous chemicals at the train derailment site in southwestern Jefferson County got a later-than-expected start Tuesday morning because of the weather, MetroSafe said.</p><p>Crews finished offloading a butadiene car in the afternoon, after starting at about 11:30 a.m. -- a couple of hours later than expected, said Jody Duncan, a spokeswoman for MetroSafe.</p><p>The area around the derailment site was muddy, and crews had a difficult time setting up equipment, Duncan said.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:42:41 +0000 Staff 2478 at http://wfpl.org Work Begins to Drain Chemicals at Derailment Site