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CSB Approves Final Investigation Report and Video from 2009 Explosion and Fire at Caribbean Petroleum Terminal Facility in Puerto Rico; Report Finds Inadequate Management of Gasoline Storage Tank Overfill Hazard

The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today voted on the final investigation report into the 2009 massive explosion at the Caribbean Petroleum, or CAPECO, terminal facility near San Juan, Puerto Rico; the report includes recommendations for addressing regulatory gaps in safety oversight of petroleum storage facilities by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Webcast Information for October 21, 2015 Public Meeting

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Caribbean Petroleum

CSB to hold Public Meeting on October 21, 2015, in Washington, DC

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on October 21, 2015, starting at 1 p.m. EDT in Washington, DC at the Palomar Hotel, 2121 P St, NW, in the Phillips Ballroom. The Board will discuss the final report and recommendations from the Caribbean Petroleum incident, and may then vote on the Caribbean Petroleum report. The Board will also discuss the status of several current CSB investigations and the agency action plan for FY 15.


CSB Releases Excerpt from Upcoming CSB Safety Video "Filling Blind"

The video presents findings and recommendations into the CSB's investigation of the October 23, 2009, accident at the Caribbean Petroleum, or CAPECO, terminal facility near San Juan, Puerto Rico.


Public Preview of Caribbean Investigation Report - Final Product will be Voted on at June 10th Public Meeting

The CSB is releasing the Caribbean Investigation Report prior to the June 10 meeting

Nov 17, 2009 09:00 AM

CSB Conducting Full Investigation of Massive Tank Fire at Caribbean Petroleum Refining; Investigative Team Plans to Thoroughly Examine Facility Safety Practices

Bayamon, PR, November 17, 2009 – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today announced that it will be conducting a full investigation of the October 23, 2009 explosion and fire at Caribbean Petroleum Refining. CSB investigators continue to examine the events and circumstances surrounding the catastrophic tank explosion and fire.

Oct 23, 2009 01:00 AM

CSB Investigative Team Deploying to Caribbean Petroleum Corporation Tank Explosion in Puerto Rico

Washington, DC, October 23, 2009 – A six-person team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the site of a major explosion and fire at a petroleum storage facility near San Juan, Puerto Rico, that occurred early Friday. Reports indicate that a number of large petroleum storage tanks are on fire at the Caribbean Petroleum Corporation facility in Bayamon.

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