Sen. Collins expresses disappointment over CFATS enforcement issues

12/29/2011 | Chemical & Engineering News

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, the ranking GOP member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, is "extremely disappointed" in the findings of an internal Department of Homeland Security report that revealed enforcement problems encountered by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program. The report shows that "serious management problems, wasteful spending, insufficient and untrained personnel, and union demands are hindering the department's implementation of this vital antiterrorism program," Collins said in a statement.

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