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  1. CSB reports unrecognized pipe buckling added to Macondo oil spill

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Jun 2014

    An incident similar to the 2010 deepwater Macondo well blowout and resulting oil spill still could occur, the US Chemical Safety Board reported June 5 in releasing its investigation findings into the 2010 incident. CSB called for better safety

  2. Watching Government: Lautenberg's safety legacy

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Jun 2013

    that his ongoing interest in chemical safety left its mark on refining and ..... Control Act. They said their " Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013" would ..... first time in developing federal chemical safety regulations, including a waiver

  3. Federal judge favors CSB access to Transocean data on Macondo

    Online Articles

    Wed, 3 Apr 2013

    A federal judge in Houston has upheld the US Chemical Safety Board’s legal authority to investigate the April 2010 deepwater Macondo well blowout and subsequent explosion and fire on the Deepwater

  4. CSB blames cooling system flaw for T2 blast

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Sep 2009

    by T2 Laboratories in Jacksonville, Fla., the US Chemical Safety Board said in a draft report issued Sept. 15. Concluding ..... years and made recommendations to improve reactive chemical safety . The 2007 accident happened during T2’s production

  5. CSB should consider using other agencies' investigations, GAO suggests

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Aug 2008

    The Government Accountability Office has concluded that the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) could investigate more accidents if it would use its statutory authority to solicit other

  6. HF release at Joliet refinery investigated

    Online Articles

    Tue, 11 Aug 2009

    Nick Snow OGJ Washington Editor WASHINGTON, DC, Aug. 11 -- The US Chemical Safety Board has sent an investigative team to ExxonMobil Corp.’s 240,000-b/d Joliet, Ill., refinery following an Aug. 6 propane and

  7. Dealing with CSB’s ‘investigative gap’

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    Mon, 1 Sep 2008

    The Government Accountability Office has concluded that the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) could investigate more accidents if it would use its statutory authority to solicit other

  8. CSB team deploys to Puerto Rico tank explosion

    Online Articles

    Mon, 26 Oct 2009

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Oct. 26 -- A six-person team from the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) deployed to investigate an explosion and fire that Caribbean Petroleum Corp. reported at a petroleum storage facility

  9. US CSB continues to call for stronger rules on reactive chemicals

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Feb 2004

    WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 9 -- The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board ..... we will continue to work with chemical safety stakeholders to prevent incidents ..... chemical accidents a "significant chemical safety problem" that are responsible

  10. Senate panel told CSB needs more funding, authority

    Online Articles

    Wed, 11 Jul 2007

    Nick Snow Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, July 11 -- The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) needs more funding and authority if it is to be truly effective, witnesses told a US Senate

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