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Trump Admin Stymies Work of Agency Tasked with Preventing Industrial Disasters

HeadlineJul 30, 2020

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.

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