HAZMAT/Chemicals
  Posted on: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Budget proposal calls for abolishing the Chemical Safety Board
Homeland Security News Wire

Under President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget, the world’s only independent body dedicated to investigating chemical-related industrial accidents would be abolished. A story in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, revisits why the U.S. Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board was initially created, its accomplishments, and what experts say about its potential demise.


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