DHS Targets High-Risk Hazmat in Transit

January 2007
Fire Chief;Jan2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the proposed rule issued by the Department of Homeland Security in the U.S. Accordingly, the proposed rule is aimed to strengthen the security of the nation's rail systems in the highest-threat urban areas. It is considered part of a package of new security measures that will require hand-off of toxic inhalation hazard (TIH) materials. Moreover, once the rule is finalized, it will allegedly address the transport of TIH materials by rail from start to finish.


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