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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...

Greenpeace Calls out Sen. Collins for Hijacking Chemical Security Legislation

Blog by Will Vickery | June 29, 2011 1 comment

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) is this week’s chemical security hijacker . Collins is pursuing an extension of the fatally flawed Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) without correcting any of its flaws.  CFATS was...

Who's Hijacking Chemical Security?

Blog by jdeans | June 21, 2011

Want to know why almost 10 years after 9/11, at least a third of the nation still lives with the danger of a poison gas attack? Unfortunately, there are large corporate profits tied to keeping you at risk of a chemical disaster.

House Energy and Commerce Committee in bed with the Oil and Chemical Companies

Blog by Will Vickery | May 26, 2011

On Thursday, May 26 the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a “markup” and vote on H.R. 908 , a bill to extend the flawed Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) for seven years. Despite calls from Greenpeace and...

Greenpeace Activists Find Peter King, Chemical Security Hijacker

Blog by jdeans | June 22, 2011

Greenpeace activists called out Rep Peter King on his role preventing crucial chemical security laws this morning on Capitol Hill. The activists held up a banner in front of Rep. King reading "Chemical Security Hijacker Peter King"...

DuPont Ignores Catastrophic Liability at Shareholders Meeting

Blog by jdeans | April 27, 2011 1 comment

Today, DuPont is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Wilmington, DE. Attending shareholders will receive a lot of information, but Greenpeace suspected that the folks at DuPont’s corporate headquarters would be glossing over...

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