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Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso's and Team Lead Johnnie Bank's Statement from CSB News Conference in Dallas, TX.
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Today the CSB released preliminary findings into the April 17, 2013, West Fertilizer explosion and fire in West, Texas, which resulted in at least14 fatalities, 226 injuries, and widespread community damage.
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The comprehensive Chemical Safety Board investigation of the Macondo well blowout is in the final stages of completion and the first two volumes are planned to be released at a public meeting in Houston on June 5.
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An August 6, 2012, release of flammable vapor led to a fire at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond,... read more
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