The Trump administration has quietly neutralized a small federal agency focused on preventing industrial disasters. The Center for Public Integrity reports that work at the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board has come to a halt, with just one voting member left on the agency’s board of directors out of a possible five. Without a quorum, the board will not be able to release the final reports from any of its 13 pending investigations.
Trump Admin Stymies Work of Agency Tasked with Preventing Industrial Disasters
HeadlineJul 30, 2020