Jagger, Anna
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/10/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 27, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the release of a national infrastructure protection plan which establishes the framework to protect chemical plants from possible terrorist attacks by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The DHS plans to reduce the appeal of chemical units as potential targets by making sites more difficult to breach, sharing information and raising awareness of the threat potential. It will also assess vulnerabilities of specific sites and rank high-risk plants.


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