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Total # of Recommendations
20
Total # of Open Recommendations
2
Total # of Closed Recommendations
18
Total % of Open 10 vs. Closed 90

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Moure-Ritter
Nov 08, 2010 12:00 AM

CSB Chairperson Meets with Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr. to Discuss Open Recommendations to the State of Colorado

U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso, Ph.D. today met with Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. to discuss CSB safety recommendations regarding power plants in the state.

fire21
Aug 25, 2010 01:00 PM

CSB Final Report on Xcel Energy Accident Finds Company and its Contractor Failed to Adequately Prepare for Hazardous Work Inside Confined Space of Hydroelectric Plant Tunnel; Xcel Had No Technically Qualified Responders on Duty

Denver, Colorado, August 25, 2010—The tragic accident that took the lives of five industrial painting contractors deep inside an Xcel Energy hydroelectric plant tunnel in Georgetown, Colorado, was the result of several vital safety failures, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) determined in a final investigation report issued today in Denver.

title4x3
Aug 23, 2010 12:00 AM

Letter from CSB Chairperson Moure-Eraso Admonishing Xcel Energy for Conduct During Fire Investigation

Letter from CSB Chairperson Moure-Eraso Admonishing Xcel Energy for Conduct During Fire Investigation

tunnel2
Oct 05, 2007 12:00 AM

U.S. Chemical Safety Board to Conduct Investigation of Fatal Hydroelectric Plant Fire in Colorado

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced it is proceeding to investigate the causes of the chemical fire that killed five workers in an underground pipeline at the Xcel hydroelectric plant in Georgetown, Colorado, on Tuesday. Board Member William E. Wright, the CSB's interim executive, said: "The accident in Georgetown was a terrible human tragedy, and we extend our sympathies to all those families and others who were affected. The CSB is determined to understand why this accident occurred and to do everything possible to prevent it from recurring elsewhere."

fire2
Oct 03, 2007 12:00 AM

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Begins Preliminary Investigation of Fatal Hydroelectric Plant Fire in Georgetown, Colorado

An investigator from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board is deploying to the site of the fatal fire that occurred at Xcel Energy Company in Georgetown, Colorado, approximately 45 miles west of Denver. The fire killed five workers and left three others injured Tuesday afternoon.

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