Leader Griffith Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing with U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader for Oversight and Investigations Morgan Griffith (R-VA) delivered opening remarks at Wednesday’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing with the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Chair Katherine Lemos.
Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:
FAILING ITS PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY
“The Chemical Safety Board is an independent, non-regulatory federal agency. According to its enabling statute, the leading charge of the Chemical Safety Board is to investigate and determine the cause of any accidental release resulting in a fatality, serious injury, or substantial property...