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Bipartisan E&C Leaders Remind the Olympic Community of its Legal Obligations to Report Allegations of Sexual Abuse

12.01.2021

The Committee’s Letters Follow Troubling Information that USA Badminton May Have Failed to Report Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse, Discouraged Others from Reporting the Allegations, and May Be Obstructing an Investigation

WASHINGTON – Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Republican Leader Morgan...

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Leader Griffith Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing with U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

09.29.2021

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...

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Leader Rodgers Remarks at Subcommittee Hearing with U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

09.29.2021

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) 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 her prepared remarks:

LANDSCAPE OF ACCIDENTAL RELEASES

“The chemical industry is one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the U.S., serving both a domestic and global marketplace.

“Our chemical industries help stimulate the economy by providing materials that we use in our everyday life.

“But when major...

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