West, TX Hearings Announced in the Senate
Senator Barbara Boxer, Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, announced today that she will hold her first hearing on the West, TX tragedy on June 27, 2013. The Committee’s jurisdiction will focus on the onsite consequences of the event and what recommendations witnesses may have to prevent future outcomes like West, TX. Environmental Protection Agency and the Chemical Safety Board are expected to be witnesses. IME will submit a statement for the record of the hearing.