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Apr 5, 2013

CSB Investigators to Release New Findings and Analysis of Regulatory Oversight Related to the August 6, 2012, Chevron Accident TODAY April 5, 2013, at East Bay Legislators’ Public Inquiry

CSB Investigators to Release New Findings and Analysis of Regulatory Oversight Related to the August 6, 2012, Chevron Accident TODAY April 5, 2013, at East Bay Legislators’ Public Inquiry

 

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Who:The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) - an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents will be presenting investigation findings into last year’s Chevron Refinery fire at a public meeting to be held by Senator Loni Hancock and Assembly Member Nancy Skinneron April 5, 2013.

Representing the CSB Will Be: CSB Lead Investigator Dan Tillema, P.E.  and Director of the CSB’s Western Regional Office Don Holmstrom

What:  Easy Bay Legislators’ public inquiry into August 6, 2012, Chevron Refinery fire                                  &n​bsp;                        &n​bsp;                        &n​bsp;            

WHEN:    Friday, April 5th, 2013; 1:30-3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Richmond City Council Chambers, Civic Center Campus, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond, CA  94804or via webcast at http://www.kcrt.com/kcrt-live.html

The CSB is an independent federal agency charged with investigating industrial chemical accidents.  The agency’s board members are appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate.  CSB investigations look into all aspects of chemical accidents, including physical causes such as equipment failure as well as inadequacies in safety management systems.  The Board does not issue citations or fines but does make safety recommendations to plants, industry organizations, labor groups, and regulatory agencies such as OSHA and EPA.  Please visit our website, www.CSB.gov

For more information please contact Shauna Lawhorne (accompanying the investigators to the hearing)at 202.441.2980  or via email at Shaunal.Lawhorne@csb.gov

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