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Page 12 - No federal laws explicitly require all chemical facilities to take security actions to safeguard their facilities against a terrorist attack. Although the federal government requires certain chemical facilities to take security precautions directed to prevent trespassing or theft, these requirements do not cover a wide range of chemical facilities and may do little to actually prevent a terrorist attack. For example, under EPA's regulations implementing the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act...
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Page 34 - Comments from the Department of Homeland Security Note: GAO comments supplementing those in the report text appear at the end of this appendix. See comment 1.
Page 9 - EPA, 123 chemical facilities located throughout the nation have toxic "worst-case" scenarios where more than one million people could be at risk of exposure to a cloud of toxic gas.
Page 5 - March 2003 report recommended that the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Administrator of EPA jointly develop a comprehensive national chemical security strategy that is both practical and cost effective, which Includes assessing vulnerabilities to terrorist attacks and enhancing security preparedness.
Page 20 - We also reviewed and analyzed the National Strategy for Homeland Security, the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, the National Strategy for the Physical Protection of Critical Infrastructures and Key Assets, the National Strategy for Combating Terrorism, l the Homeland Security Act of 2002/and other relevant federal policies.
Page 9 - 123 chemical facilities located throughout the nation have toxic 'worst-case' scenarios where more than a million people in the surrounding area could be at risk of exposure to a cloud of toxic gas if a release occurred.