Next CSB Public Business Meeting October 30th at 11 am



Sunshine Act Meeting

TIME AND DATE:  October 30, 2019, 11:00 a.m. EDT

PLACE:  U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 910, Washington, DC 20006.

STATUS:  Open to the public.


The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 11:00 a.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, and financial and organizational updates. There will also be a presentation on the ongoing CSB investigation into the March 17, 2019, Intercontinental Terminal Company (ITC) Tank Fire which occurred in Deer Park, TX.

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:


1 (888) 424-8151    Audience US Toll Free

1 (847) 585-4422    Audience US Toll

Audience Passcode: 9387 018

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:



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