Chynoweth, Emma
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/29/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 51, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. chemical industry has backed leading congressional energy advocates in calling for broader access to U.S. offshore oil and gas reserves. Two concessions have been made to a 25-year ban on the exploration and development of 85% of U.S. offshore regions. As many as 60,000 facilities need vulnerability assessments by the Department of Homeland Security when anti-terrorism security regulations for chemical sites are introduced.


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