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UMass professor set to lead oil-spill probe

Rafael Moure-Eraso: “Our mission is to find the root cause and make recommendations for prevention’’ of oil spills. Rafael Moure-Eraso: “Our mission is to find the root cause and make recommendations for prevention’’ of oil spills. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
By Karen Sackowitz
Globe Correspondent / July 22, 2010

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It was the longest interview process he’s ever endured, totaling 13 months. But following Senate confirmation earlier this month, Rafael Moure-Eraso has been appointed to a position within the Obama administration as chairman of the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, also known as the US Chemical Safety Board. (Full article: 335 words)

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