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CSB Details Plans for BP Rig Blowout Investigation

9:05 AM MDT | June 22, 2010 | KARA SISSELL

The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) says it will have to suspend or cancel smaller investigations and will need some additional funding in order to properly investigate the April blowout of BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig, which killed 11. House lawmakers Henry Waxman (D., CA) and Bart Stupak (D., MI) earlier this month asked CSB to investigate the rig accident in part because of the board’s prior experience with BP during the investigation into BP’s March 2005 Texas City accident that killed 15. In a letter to House...

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