Chemical Facility Security: Regulation and Issues for Congress

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This report describes the statutory authority granted to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with regards to chemical facility security regulation and the interim final rule promulgated by DHS, and identifies select issues of contention related to the interim final rule. Finally, this report discusses several possible policy options for Congress.

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Shea, Dana A. & Tatelman, Todd B. April 28, 2008.

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  • Shea, Dana A. Specialist in Science and Technology Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division
  • Tatelman, Todd B. Legislative Attorney American, Law Division

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This report describes the statutory authority granted to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with regards to chemical facility security regulation and the interim final rule promulgated by DHS, and identifies select issues of contention related to the interim final rule. Finally, this report discusses several possible policy options for Congress.

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Shea, Dana A. & Tatelman, Todd B. Chemical Facility Security: Regulation and Issues for Congress, report, April 28, 2008; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc462489/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.