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Congress looking to strengthen CSB

Posted on · Congress members are trying to strengthen the federal agency that investigated the deadly Texas City refinery explosion.The goal is to prevent similar chemical accidents. Sara Sciammacco has more from Capitol Hill. Members of the Chemical Safety Board said they faced road blocks when trying to get information about the BP explosion. Officials said the Environmental […]

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BP Faces Scrutiny on Capitol Hill

Posted on · British Petroleum is facing more scrutiny on Capitol Hill. Congress is looking into similarities between the Texas City explosion and other BP accidents. Sara Sciammacco has more from Capitol Hill. Even though BP had experienced one of the worst refinery accidents in recent history, the management culture was slow to change. And in 2006 a […]

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Congress Looks at Refinery Regulations

Posted on · It is two years after the BP refinery explosion killed 15 people and injured 180 and this week congress, for the first time, took a closer look at how refineries are regulated. Sara Sciammacco has more from Capitol Hill. Members of a congressional committee came down hard on federal regulators and the oil industry trade […]