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Millions Living In Chemical Disaster Zones in 16 States

Media release | August 17, 2009 at 18:00

A new survey of data on 18 “high risk” chemical facilities in 16 states shows that they put more than 27 million people at risk of sudden death or injury in the event of a terrorist attack or accident. Contained within the first five miles of...

Chemical Security Online Media Kit

Media release | July 21, 2009 at 18:00

Eight years after the worst terrorist attack on American soil in history, our most vulnerable targets remain at risk. Simple, inexpensive, and common sense changes, like substituting or reducing the amount of lethal gases stored on-site, would...

Republican Led Chemical Security Bills Fail To Remove Nation’s Chemical Plants From...

Media release | March 4, 2011 at 14:25

WASHINGTON - March 4, 2011 - Today Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), Representatives Dan Lungren (R-CA) and Timothy Murphy (R-PA) introduced three chemical security bills. These bills extend a flawed temporary law for three and seven years...

Koch Industries Lobbying Puts Over 100 Million Americans in Danger

Blog by Phil Radford | August 24, 2011 3 comments

Recent Greenpeace analysis of lobbying disclosure records reveals that since 2005, Koch Industries has hired more lobbyists than Dow and Dupont to fight legislation that could protect over 100 million Americans from what national...

Chemical Industry has Monopoly in Baltimore Panel

Blog by Will Vickery | July 11, 2011

Last week was full of new experiences—I breakfasted, lunched, and walked among a horde of chemical industry representatives.  The event was the Chemical Sector Security Summit , an annual opportunity for chemical industry members...

Two More Chemical Security Hijackers Revealed: Rep. Dan Lungren and Cal Dooley

Blog by Will Vickery | June 24, 2011

On June 22, we unmasked Rep. Peter King as a hijacker of chemical security and today we’re unveiling two more: Representative Dan Lungren (R-CA), and Mr. Cal Dooley, CEO of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) . They, like King, are...

ABC News Investigates Dangerous Oil Refineries

Blog by jdeans | February 25, 2011

Last night ABC World News with Diane Sawyer and Nightline featured their investigation with the Center for Public Integrity on dangerous oil refineries that threaten millions with toxic hydrofluoric acid. ABC’s investigation not...

Investigation: oil refineries threaten millions with poison gas disaster

Blog by Joe Smyth | February 24, 2011 3 comments

Devastation from an explosion that killed 15 workers and injured 180 at the BP Texas City refinery on March 23, 2005. The Center for Public Integrity and ABC News have an extraordinary investigation that highlights...

What Safety?

Blog by Meena Hussain | October 18, 2010

I’m really over all of these chemical plants getting safety awards as of late.  Last week, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) gave The Linde Group’s Sacramento, CA plant a Responsible Care Certification .  The Linde plant creates...

Congress: Stop listening to chemical industry lobbyists

Blog by Joe Smyth | March 4, 2011

Chemical and oil corporations operate facilities all around the United States that threaten millions of Americans with a poison gas disaster, and since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, it has become especially clear to...

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