TITLE

HOMELAND SECURITY ACTS DRAW CLOSER

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/3/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 26, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the efforts of the U.S. Senate staff to resolve a jurisdictional dispute that could delay the S-2145 Bill, a major piece of chemical plant legislation. If passed, the bill will see the U.S. chemicals industry face the prospect of broad federal control over plant site security for the first time. But Senator James Inhofe, chairman of the Senate environment committee, blocked the Chemical Facility Anti-terrorism Act because of concerns that it may force firms to adopt inherently safer technologies.
ACCESSION #
21764246

 

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