Cooperation and guidelines, not regulations, will be used to ensure that chemical facilities are secure from possible terrorist threats. Here are measures EPA will take:
EPA says the result will be that industry will effectively use tools to assess their site security vulnerability, and based on their assessment, take positive steps to address site security and hazard reduction.
Also, EPA will work with local emergency planning organizations to assist them in understanding site security hazards and prioritizing risks with chemical facilities in their areas.
You can download the 62-page plan from EPA's Web site at www.epa.gov.
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