Senator reintroduces chemical-security legislation

01/27/2013 | Global Security Newswire

Two bills introduced last week by Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., would increase industry regulations through the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards and allow the Environmental Protection Agency to oversee certain chemical-handling water facilities. Affected sites would be required to analyze the security benefits of -- and possibly implement -- a switch to inherently safe chemicals or processes.

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