US DHS Issues Final Rule on Chemical Security

The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a final rule on chemical security for plants regarded as high-risk for terrorist attack, including a list of 300 chemicals subject to initial screening. (Final rule details and chemical list accessible here.) Plants that fall under the rule have 60 days to conduct an initial screening assessment, called a top screen. (Source: FMA, FEMA)

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