Chemical Facility Security: Issues and Options for the 112th Congress

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This report provides a brief overview of the existing statutory authority that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has to regulate chemical facilities for security purposes, and the regulation implementing this authority. It describes several policy issues raised in previous debates regarding chemical facility security and identifies policy options for congressional consideration, as well as relevant legislation in the 112th Congress.

Creator(s): Shea, Dana A.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 19, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Shea, Dana A.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 19, 2011
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This report provides a brief overview of the existing statutory authority that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has to regulate chemical facilities for security purposes, and the regulation implementing this authority. It describes several policy issues raised in previous debates regarding chemical facility security and identifies policy options for congressional consideration, as well as relevant legislation in the 112th Congress.

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30 pages.

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