CSX Receives "Notice of Violation" from Virginia DEQ Regarding James River Oil Spill

Lynchburg, VA - The train derailment and subsequent oil spill in downtown Lynchburg resulted in nearly 30,000 gallons of crude oil in the James. Thursday, DEQ served a notice of violation to CSX asking them to respond within ten days for discussions on how to remedy the spill. According to officials, fine or further cleanup could be required if CSX does not respond and legal action will likely follow.For a look at the complete notice of violation, click here.