Ammonium nitrate buyers getting closer scrutiny

February 2005
Southeast Farm Press;2/9/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Fertilizer Institute and its members nationwide have joined ATF and other organizations in a campaign to secure ammonium nitrate against criminal use. Everyone who handles ammonium nitrate is urged to maintain records of all sales and alert law enforcement of any suspicious inquiries or purchase attempts through a toll-free hotline. Sellers are also asked to require all purchasers to furnish government-issued photo ID and to verify both their identity and address. The fertilizer industry has made commendable efforts to secure its products against use by criminals and terrorist.s.


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