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Web Date: March 30, 2006

New Jersey Begins Chemical Plant Inspections

The first state to have chemical plant security legislation is set to begin compliance inspections this month
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Homeland Security, Safety

New Jersey???the first state in the union to have chemical plant security legislation???is to begin inspecting its 140 chemical plants for compliance with the law's guidelines this month. For security reasons, the state's Department of Environmental Protection, the agency conducting the inspections, would not release information about inspection dates or any other specifics. At the end of March, chemical companies had to submit assessments of their security vulnerabilities and plans to ameliorate those risks. Of . . .

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