Volume 88 Issue 11 | p. 40 | Concentrates
Issue Date: March 15, 2010

Chemical Security In Developing Nations

Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Homeland Security
Keywords: Chemical Security, patent reform

The National Research Council recommends that the U.S. State Department expand its efforts to get developing nations to keep dangerous chemicals safe and secure. In an analysis of security issues at chemical labs in developing nations, the NRC report lists financial problems, cultural challenges, and even climate issues as factors that contribute to chemical security threats at small-scale industrial and academic settings. Concerns center on the theft or diversion of dangerous compounds and . . .

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