The U.S. Chemical Safety Board will hold a public meeting on April 23, 2009, in Institute, West Virginia, to present preliminary findings from its investigation of the August 28, 2008, explosion at Bayer CropScience which killed two workers.
The meeting was originally scheduled for March 19, but was postponed after Bayer lawyers demanded secrecy.
- "Board Cancels Hearing Under Bayer Pressure,"  Charleston Gazette, February 25, 2009, by Ken Ward Jr. Ward chairs SEJ's Freedom of Information Task Force. 
- "Meeting Set To Probe August Explosion at Bayer Plant in Institute,"  Charleston Gazette, March 14, 2009, by Ken Ward Jr.
- Chemical Safety Board: Release of March 14, 2009.