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.


Related Articles

  • Thompson chastises Chertoff for 'gut feeling' terror comment. Kaplan, Jonathan E. // Hill;7/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 85, p12 

    The article reports that House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson castigates Homeland Security Department Secretary Michael Chertoff for his remarks about an impending terrorist attack in the U.S. Chertoff said that he had a gut feeling that the country faced a higher risk of...

  • Rep. Thompson Raps Chertoff On NAO Rollout. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;8/27/2007, Vol. 235 Issue 40, p2 

    The article reports that House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson has complained to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff on the rollout of the National Applications Office (NAO). Thompson says there are concerns about the extent to which valid...

  • Thompson, a good fit for Sportsmen's Caucus.  // Jackson Advocate;5/23/2013, Vol. 75 Issue 33, p16A 

    The article focuses on Mississippi Congressman Bennie G. Thompson who serves as co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus in the U.S. Congress and protects the rights of trappers, hunters, anglers, and recreational shooters in the state.

  • Homeland Security chairman: Not prepared for H1N1 uptick. Yager, Jordy // Hill;10/29/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 127, p4 

    The article reports on the statement given by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson on the unpreparedness of the health authorities to fight the growth of H1N1 cases in the U.S.

  • DEMOCRATIC WIN IN MISSISSIPPI.  // Jet;6/26/2006, Vol. 109 Issue 25, p4 

    This article reports on the victory of U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson of Mississippi in his 2006 Democratic Party primary election. Thompson received 65 percent of the vote, defeating former Congressman Mike Espy, who only received 35 percent. Thompson will face Republican Party candidate...

  • The third 'R.'. Edmonson, R. G. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);5/19/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 20, p24 

    The article reports that U.S. Congress leans on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to help supply chains bounce back from disruptions. According to Democratic Chairman Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, it is a time to let the DHS know that "it is imperative that the department play a...

  • Republicans on bank panel pick counsel for Whitewater.  // American Banker;7/8/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 130, p3 

    Reports on the appointment of former United States attorney for New Jersey Michael Chertoff as a special counsel for the Senate Banking Committee's hearings on the Whitewater affair. Bank fraud cases handled by Chertoff; Remarks from Senator Alfonse M. D'Amato.

  • Shippers Screening Security. Natter, Ari // Traffic World;7/9/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 27, p14 

    The article reports on the cargo security legislative bill in the U.S. Congress. The bills require 100% scanning and inspection of air cargo. However, a coalition of eight shipper and transport groups was alarmed on the revision of the definition of inspection stipulated in cargo security to...

  • African American leadership expands in U.S. Congress. Hallman, Charles // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;12/11/2008, Vol. 74 Issue 19, p1 

    The article reports on the increasing number of African Americans who are taking leadership roles in the U.S. government. It notes that the Black elected officials now chair many powerful committees and subcommittees in the U.S. Congress such as Bennie Thompson for Homeland Security, Charles...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics