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U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Title: Chemical Attack on America: How Vulnerable Are We?
Date: 4/27/05
Time (EST): 10:00 AM
Place: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Rm. 562
Member Statements
    Senator Susan M. Collins   [View PDF]     Senator Joseph I. Lieberman   [View PDF]
 
Witnesses Testimony
 
Panel 1

The Honorable Jon S. Corzine [View PDF] , Senator , United States Senate


Panel 2

The Honorable Carolyn W. Merritt [View PDF]
, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer , U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board

John B. Stephenson [View PDF]
, Director, Natural Resources and Environment , U.S. Government Accountability Office

Richard Falkenrath [View PDF] , PH.D. , Visiting Fellow, Foreigh Policy Studies , The Brookings Institute

Stephen E. Flynn [View PDF] , PH.D. , Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow in National Security Studies , Council on Foreign Relations


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Related Documents


Homeland Security: Voluntary Initiatives Are Under Way at Chemical Facilities, but the Extent of Security Preparedness Is Unknown, GAO-03-439, March 14, 2003

CSB Chairman Carolyn Merritt Cites “Serious Gaps” in Preparedness for Major Chemical Accident or Attack; Says Americans are “Vulnerable” in Testimony Before Senate Homeland Security Committee


Links

EMS - Chemical Plant Security, Terrorism: Fast Facts
http://www.ems.org/chemical_plants/facts.html

Chemical plants vulnerable to terror attack
EPA finds leaks at 123 plants could affect millions
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7656745/

Despite Terrorism Threat, Chemical Industry Succeeds In Blocking Federal Security Regulations
http://www.mapcruzin.com/news/terrorspeak012803a.htm

“Paper on Eco-Terrorism, Environmental Crime, and International Environmental Security”
http://www.nato.int/docu/speech/2003/s030320g.htm

U.S Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board Website
http://www.csb.gov/index.cfm


 
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
340 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510