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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. CSB's final report cites 'broken safety culture' at BP

    Online Articles

    Tue, 20 Mar 2007

    explosion at its 460,000 b/d Texas City, Tex., refinery that killed 15 people and injured 180 others, the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said at a news conference Mar. 20 outlining details of its final report. The CSB board voted 5-0

  4. 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

  5. Dealing with CSB’s ‘investigative gap’

    Magazine Articles

    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

  6. CSB’s final report cites ‘broken safety culture’ at BP

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Mar 2007

    explosion at its 460,000 b/d Texas City, Tex., refinery that killed 15 people and injured 180 others, the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said at a news conference Mar. 20 outlining details of its final report. The CSB board voted 5

  7. 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

  8. Watching Government Chem board back on track

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Jan 2000

    Expectations were high for the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board at its inception 2 years ago. Modeled after the independent National Transportation Safety Board

  9. 2-year staff investigation points to gaps in OSHA and industry standards for reactive chemicals

    Online Articles

    Mon, 23 Sep 2002

    By OGJ editors WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 23 -- The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) called on federal regulators and trade groups to improve the safety record of US chemical

  10. 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

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