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Republican led bill protects chemical and oil industry profits, leaves Americans at...

Blog by Joe Smyth | May 4, 2011 1 comment

A Republican led Congressional committee adopted legislation today pushed by the chemical and oil refining industries that would extend a flawed temporary chemical security law until 2017. The legislation, approved by voice...

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...

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...

Rep. Lungren's Bill Is a Rubber Stamp For the Chemical Lobby

Blog by jdeans | April 15, 2011 2 comments

Things weren’t looking good yesterday as our team headed to Capitol Hill for the “ markup “ votes on the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Authorization Act of 2012 (H.R. 901) .  Rep. Dan Lungren (R-CA) authored the bill and...

Rep. Peter King Should Listen to You, Not the Chemical Industry

Blog by jdeans | April 11, 2011

There has been a lot of attention on Congress recently as they can’t seem to agree on how to spend tax money, or how much to attack the Environmental Protection Agency. I’ve got some ideas, if they would listen. You know, like...

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