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Feb 03, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Team Finds Several Possible Sources of Explosive Dust at Destroyed N.C. Medical Plant

(Kinston, NC - February 3, 2003, 4 p.m. Eastern) Investigators from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) now say they have identified several potential sources of explosive dust from rubber processing operations at West Pharmaceuticals and are looking into what ignited a massive explosion on the lower level of the rubber compounding area at the plant.

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Jan 30, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Team Focuses on Rubber Blending Area in North Carolina Explosion

(Kinston, NC - January 30, 2003, 7 p.m. Eastern) Following leads from more than one hundred witness interviews by federal investigators, experts from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board believe that Wednesday's deadly explosion at West Pharmaceuticals in Kinston, North Carolina, originated in an area of the plant where synthetic rubber compounds were processed and dried.

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