Thefts of cylinders spark terrorism fear

Kamalick, Joe
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/30/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 64, p15
Trade Publication
This article reports that the U.S. Congress called for the nation to take action on the thefts in California of chlorine cylinders, which could be used by terrorists as improvised chemical weapons. In a letter to he Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, Congress Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson expresses deep concern about the incidents. But the chemical industry has responded by saying that the thefts appear to be isolated events.


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