TITLE

Prepping for DHS's Review of Site Security Plans

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Steven E.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Chemical Week;1/18/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) role in the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. It notes that over 2,000 chemical facilities have already been assigned by DHS to one of four final risk-tiers. As part of the program, chemical facilities must complete a Site Security Plan (SSP). It questions how DHS will review the SSP and what compliance means in relation to the CFATS program. It also points out the failure of the DHS to provide a vision of its SSP review and adjudication process.
ACCESSION #
48077225

 

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