Friday, April 17, 2009
In August 2008 a chemical plant in West Virginia exploded, killing two employees and raising fears of a Bhopal-like toxic chemical leak. A federal investigation into what happened is being conducted but the results might not see the light of day because the chemical company has invoked a terrorism related law to silence what it says is “sensitive security information.’ This leaves the Fed muzzled by its own law. Chemical Safety and Hazard Review Board chairman John Bresland explains the impact on the public’s right to know.
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