Bayer Cropscience explosion update-CSB to hold public hearing

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Recall that there was a large accidental explosion at the Bayer Cropscience facility in Institute, W. Virginia, on Aug 28, 2008. Details of this incident were reported by me in a post on this blog, you can refer it here.

Now the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board has announced that it will be holding a public meeting on April23, 2009 in the West Virginia State University at Institute, W. Virginia, to present preliminary findings about the incident. The preliminary findings may throw some more light on what caused the accident and whether it could have been prevented.

More details about thisĀ  can be found on the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board webpage here. You can also attend the hearing if you are interested by prior intimation, details are at the same webpage referred above. The photo of the bast site is also on this webpage, you can see it below.

Bayer Cropscience Explosion Photo