Volume 93 Issue 35 | p. 10 | News of The Week
Issue Date: September 7, 2015

Chemical Safety Board Gets New Chief

Reform: Sutherland calls for internal examination at struggling panel
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Safety
Keywords: Chemical Safety Board

With two weeks on the job, Vanessa Allen Sutherland, the new chair of the Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), on Sept. 2 announced an organizational review that she says will lead to an “agency wide improvement plan” in three months.

The board’s top slot had been vacant since March, when former chair Rafael Moure-Eraso resigned at the urging of President Barack Obama. His departure followed a lengthy Republican-led congressional investigation of mismanagement charges . . .

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