June 17, 2021
PEER Accuses CSB Chair Of Misspending Funds, Undermining Nominees
An environmental whistleblower group claims Katherine Lemos, chair and sole current member of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) rewrote the panel’s governing rules to “consolidate” her power at the expense of three pending nominees, and claims she has improperly spent CSB funds during her tenure. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) says in a May 11 statement that the board’s recent revisions to its governing rules appears to be designed “to limit the powers of Biden appointees...
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