[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 14 (Friday, January 22, 2016)]
[Page 3780]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-01334]



Sunshine Act Meeting

TIME AND DATE: January 28, 2016, 6:00 p.m. CST

PLACE:  Hilton Waco--113 S. University Parks Dr., Waco, TX 76701

STATUS:  Open to the public.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine 
Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b, the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board 
(CSB) will convene a public meeting on January 28, 2016, starting at 
6:00 p.m. CST at the Hilton Waco, 113 S. University Parks Dr., Waco, TX 
76701. The Board will discuss the investigation into the April 17, 
2013, ammonium nitrate explosion at the West Fertilizer facility that 
claimed the lives of twelve volunteer firefighters and at least two 
members of the public. CSB staff will present the final investigation 
report and proposed recommendations for the Board's review and 
approval. The Board will hear public comments on the investigation. CSB 
staff will also present to the Board details of a proposed study on 
land use planning.

Additional Information

    The meeting is free and open to the public. If you require a 
translator or interpreter, please notify the individual listed below as 
the ``Contact Person for Further Information,'' at least three business 
days prior to the meeting.
    This meeting will be webcast for those who cannot attend in person. 
Please visit www.csb.gov for access to the live webcast.
    The CSB is an independent federal agency charged with investigating 
accidents and hazards that result, or may result, in the catastrophic 
release of extremely hazardous substances. The agency's Board Members 
are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. CSB 
investigations look into all aspects of chemical accidents and hazards, 
including physical causes such as equipment failure as well as 
inadequacies in regulations, industry standards, and safety management 

Public Comment

    The time provided for public statements will depend upon the number 
of people who wish to speak. Speakers should assume that their 
presentations will be limited to three minutes or less, but commenters 
may submit written statements for the record.

Contact Person for Further Information

    Shauna Lawhorne, Public Affairs Specialist, [email protected] or (202) 
384-2839. Further information about this public meeting can be found on 
the CSB Web site at: www.csb.gov.

    Dated: January 19, 2016.
Kara A. Wenzel,
Acting General Counsel, Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.
[FR Doc. 2016-01334 Filed 1-20-16; 11:15 am]