Volume 87 Issue 49 | pp. 34-37
Issue Date: December 7, 2009

Inherent Safety

Chemical industry pins hopes on senate in fight over facility security
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Homeland Security
Keywords: chemical plant security, DHS, CFATS, lab security

After losing a partisan battle on the House of Representatives floor last month over legislation intended to make the nation’s chemical facilities less vulnerable to terrorist attacks, industry lobbyists are turning their attention to the Senate, where they anticipate a more pragmatic and less ideological debate.

“We look forward to working with the Senate as it begins consideration of chemical facility security legislation,” says Charles T. Drevna, president of the National Petrochemical & . . .

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