DHS rules are a Pandora's box

October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/15/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 14, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses the formation of new U.S. chemical facility anti-terrorism regulations. According to Robert Stephan, assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, bringing the new site security rules into being has been an epic struggle. The seminal list of "chemicals of interest" contains the names of more than 300 chemicals and threshold amounts for each that will determine whether a facility associated with any of the compounds will fall under the department's purview.


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