Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security-new Executive Order issued by the President

Washington DC, Aug 01, 2013– Due to the recent spate of chemical industry related accidents and unfortunate events, the President of the United States today issued an Executive Order to improve safety and security in chemical industry related facilities in the US. Towards this end, the President has constituted a working group, called the Chemical […]

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CSB postpones public meeting on April 24 due to West Texas fertilizer plant explosion investigation

April 24, 2013 Washington DC– The US Chemical Safety Board has postponed today’s scheduled public meeting regarding the Chevron Richmond refinery accident due to its investigators being busy in yet another major accident last week, the West  fertilizer plant explosion and fire. The meeting was scheduled for the Board to consider and vote upon the […]

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Chevron El Segundo refinery pipeline corrosion-CSB releases technical report in cooperation with CAL OSHA

April 18, 2013 Washington DC-It seems that the pipeline corrosion that likely was the cause of Chevron’s Richmond refinery fire last year, seems to be present at other refineries too. An investigation by an independent agency working closely with the US Chemical Safety Board(CSB) and OSHA have found evidence of corrosion in the El Segundo […]

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