[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 177 (Tuesday, September 13, 2016)]
[Page 62863]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-22122]

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Sunshine Act Meeting

TIME AND DATE: September 28, 2016; 6:00 p.m. EDT.

PLACE: Four Points Sheraton, 600 Kanawha Blvd. E. Charleston, WV 25301, 
Capital City Suites A&B.

STATUS: Open to the public.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation 
Board (CSB) announces that it will convene a public meeting on 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, starting at 6:00 p.m. EDT in the Capital 
City Suites A&B Rooms at the Four Points Sheraton in Charleston, West 
    CSB staff will present findings and recommendations from the CSB 
investigation of the January 2014 leak from a storage tank at Freedom 
Industries that contaminated the local water supply, leaving hundreds 
of thousands of West Virginia residents without clean drinking water. 
An opportunity for public comment will be provided.
    At the conclusion of a public comment period, the Board may vote to 
approve the final report and recommendations. Staff presentations are 
preliminary and are intended to allow the Board to consider in a public 
forum the issues and factors involved in this case.

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.
    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. The public comments will be directed to 
the board and facilitated by the Chairperson. 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

    Hillary Cohen, Communication Manager, at [email protected] or (202) 
446-8094. Further information about the CSB and this public meeting can 
be found on the CSB Web site at: www.csb.gov.

    Dated: September 9, 2016.
Raymond C. Porfiri,
Deputy General Counsel, Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.
[FR Doc. 2016-22122 Filed 9-9-16; 4:15 pm]