EPW Appears To Back CSB Nominees As Lawmakers Endorse Hiring Push

November 17, 2022
Leaders on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW) appear likely to support President Joe Biden’s latest nominees to the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), after lawmakers on both sides of the aisle appeared to praise their qualifications and welcomed their promises to hire more staff at the resource-strapped agency. During a Nov. 17 hearing, members of EPW’s chemical safety subcommittee appeared open to confirming both Stephen A. Owens, a current CSB member who is leading the...

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