Man Sends Locomotive Crashing Towards Rescue Ship: ‘You Only Get This Chance Once’

A train engineer at the Port of Los Angeles was arrested on federal charges after he intentionally crashed a locomotive near the U.S. Navy hospital ship Mercy, believing it signaled a looming government takeover disguised as a response to the Covid-19 outbreak, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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Not Hazardous Substances

A federal court in Pennsylvania dismissed two families’ case against the Navy brought after they discovered the Navy’s facilities had contaminated their private wells with chemicals. The substances, perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, are not considered “hazardous substances,” under the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act.

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