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CSX yesterday recognized 71 customers with the Class I's annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials.
Representing a wide range of industry segments — including chemicals, biofuels, waste and fertilizers — the award winners shipped a combined 238,000 carloads of hazard materials on the CSX network in 2020 without a non-accidental release due to controllable factors, according to a news release
Special recognition was given to three customers — Cargill, Kemira and CHS — for achieving 10 consecutive years without a release. In addition, 12 customers achieved five years without a release. They were: Americas Styrenics, Celanese, ExxonMobil Chemical, Gibson Energy, Huntsman International, INEOS Styrolution, Koppers Industries, Messer, Nan Ya Plastics, Pembina Pipeline, Southern States Chemical and The Chemours Company.
Other award winners included: Altivia, American Zinc Recycling, Arkema, Arlanxeo Canada, Ascend Performance Materials, Ashta Chemicals, BP Products North America, Centennial Energy, CF Industries, Chemtrade, Citgo Petroleum, Clean Harbors Environmental, Cornerstone Chemical, DOW Chemicals, Eco-Energy, Flint Hills Resources, Green Plains, Heritage Environmental Service, HJ Baker, Ice Service Group, Indorama, International Chemical, Invista Sarl, Irving Oil, Koch Industries, LSB Industries, Lyondell Chemical, Markwest Hydrocarbon, Methanex Methanol, MHF Services, NGL Supply, Nucor, Occidental Chemical, PBF Holding Company, PCS, Phillips 66, Plains All American Pipeline, Poet Biorefining, Reagent Chemical & Research, Rohm & Haas, RPMG, Sabic Americas, Sabic Innovative Plastics, Shintech Louisiana, Southern States Chemicals, Suncor Energy, Targa Resources, The Andersons, U.S. Government, Union Carbide, United Refining, Univar Solutions USA, US Ecology, Valero Marketing and Supply, Veolia Regeneration Services and Westlake Polymers.