By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A CSX freight train derailed in northeastern Washington, D.C. on Sunday, spilling hazardous material near a city subway station, and emergency workers were cleaning up the site after plugging the leak, officials and the railroad company said. The substance that leaked was sodium hydroxide, used to produce household products including paper, soap and detergent. The fumes should not cause you any problems,” District of Columbia Fire Department Deputy Chief John Donnelly said at a news conference.
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Derailed train near Washington leaks hazardous material