CSB to Hold April 4 Public Business Meeting in Washington DC



April 4, 2018, 1:00 p.m. EDT.


U.S. Chemical Safety Board, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 910, Washington, DC 20006.


Open to the public.


The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EDT in Washington, DC, at the CSB offices located at 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 910. The Board will discuss open investigations, the status of audits from the Office of the Inspector General, financial and organizational updates, and a review of the agency's action plan. The Board will also consider and possibly vote on a proposed change to Board Order 022, the CSB Recommendations Program. New business may include a discussion and release of an animation related to the CSB's investigation of the February 2017 Packaging Corporation of America incident in Deridder, Louisiana.

Additional Information

The meeting is free and open to the public. If you require a translator or interpreter, please notify the individual listed below as the “Contact Person for Further Information,” at least three business days prior to the meeting.

A conference call line will be provided for those who cannot attend in person. Please use the following dial-in number to join the conference:

Dial-In: 888-862-6557 Audience US Toll Free, 630-691-2748 Audience US Toll.

Confirmation Number: 46617104.

The CSB is an independent federal agency charged with investigating incidents and hazards that result, or may result, in the catastrophic release of extremely hazardous substances. The agency's Board Members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. CSB investigations look into all aspects of chemical accidents and hazards, including physical causes such as equipment failure as well as inadequacies in regulations, industry standards, and safety management systems.

Public Comment

The time provided for public statements will depend upon the number of people who wish to speak. Speakers should assume that their presentations will be limited to three minutes or less, but commenters may submit written statements for the record.

Contact Person for Further Information

Hillary Cohen, Communications Manager, at [email protected] or (202) 446-8094. Further information about this public meeting can be found on the CSB website at: www.csb.gov.

Dated: March 19, 2018.

Raymond Porfiri,

Deputy General Counsel, Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

[FR Doc. 2018-05870 Filed 3-19-18; 4:15 pm]


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