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Leader in Safety: Southern States Chemical Awarded 2019 CSX Chemical Safety Award

CSX Recognizes 70 Customers with 25th Annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – May 10, 2019 – CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) recently recognized 70 customers with CSX’s annual Chemical Safety Excellence Award for their commitment to the safe transportation of hazardous materials.

“We are pleased to honor these customers who, like CSX, place the highest priority on safe operations,” said Dean Piacente, vice president industrial products. “We work together with our customers to continue to make rail the safest choice to move freight over land.”

Jason Smith, Travien Bailey, and Victor Mitchell work daily to ensure a safe environment.

Each year, the Chemical Safety Excellence Awards recognize customers who safely ship more than 600 carloads of hazardous materials during the year prior without a release due to controllable factors. Now in its 25th year, the Chemical Safety Excellence Awards honor customers committed to safe procedures, such as securing valves and closures properly, and safe loading.

Honorees for 2018 include: AdvanSix; ALTIVIA; Archer Daniels Midland Co.; ARLANXEO Canada, Inc. Ascend Performance Materials; Chemtrade; Chevron Corporation; Chevron Phillips Chemical Company; Clean Harbors Environmental; Covestro; Crestwood Services LLC; Eastman Chemical Company; Eco-Energy; EnergySolutions Inc; Equinor Marketing & Trading; Evonik Industries; Flint Hills Resources; Hunt Refining Company; INEOS USA; International Chemical Company; Keyera Energy; Koch Industries; Koppers; LSB Industries, Inc.; Marathon Petroleum Corporation; Markwest Hydrocarbon Inc.; NGL Energy Partners; NGL Supply Company; NorFalco; Occidental Chemical Corporation; Oxbow Sulfur, Inc.; PBF Energy; Philadelphia Energy Solutions; Plains All American Pipeline; PVS Chemicals, Inc.; Reagent Chemicals & Research; Renewable Products Marketing Group; SABIC Innovative Plastics; Shell Chemicals; Shintech Louisiana LLC; Southern States Chemical; Stepan Company; Suncor Energy, Synagro; Targa Resources; The Andersons, Inc.; The Chemours Company; the U.S. Government; Univar USA; US Ecology; Valero Marketing and Supply; Veolia Regeneration Services and Westlake Polymers.