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Apr 30, 2013 03:40 PM

Senate Environment Committee Chairman Calls for Comprehensive CSB Investigation of West Fertilizer Accident

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Apr 19, 2013 05:00 PM

CSB Board Members Approve Chevron Richmond Refinery Fire Interim Investigation Report

The interim report was approved at a public meeting in Richmond, California on April 19, 2013

Apr 19, 2013 12:19 PM

CSB Releases Narrated Safety Video Containing Detailed Animation of August 6, 2012 Chevron Refinery Accident

Video was released during CSB public meeting Friday April 19, 2013, at the Richmond Civic Center.

Apr 18, 2013 02:53 PM

In Cooperation with Cal OSHA, CSB Releases Technical Report on Corrosion Found in Chevron El Segundo Refinery Crude Unit Piping

Study Finds up to 60% Wall Thinning in Carbon Steel Pipe Similar to Chevron Richmond Refinery Pipe that Led to Massive Hydrocarbon Release in August 2012

Apr 18, 2013 02:34 PM

CSB Postpones April 24 Public Meeting in Washington on Fatigue and CSB Recommendations

Meeting postponed due to CSB deployment to West Fertilizer Plant Accident

Don Holmstrom and his team in Texas to investigate the West Fertilizer accident
Apr 18, 2013 12:53 AM

Chemical Safety Board Deploying to West Fertilizer Accident

Investigators will arrive onsite Thursday

Apr 16, 2013 04:18 PM

CSB Draft Interim Report on 2012 Chevron Fire Notes Company Failed to Apply Inherently Safer Design That Could Have Prevented the Accident

Missed opportunities to apply inherently safer design, failure to identify and evaluate damage mechanism hazards, and the lack of effective safeguards culminated in the vapor cloud release and massive fire that occurred at the Chevron refinery on August 6, 2012, a draft report by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has found. The investigation team concluded that enhanced regulatory oversight with greater worker involvement and public participation are needed to improve oil refinery safety.

Apr 15, 2013 02:25 PM

Chevron Draft Interim Report for Public Comment

Link to the CSB's Draft Report for Public Comment

Apr 11, 2013 06:01 PM

CSB's 2014 Budget Justification

CSB's 2014 Budget Justification

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