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DHS Legislation Embraces Performance Standards

12:27 PM MST | January 21, 2008 | Steven E. Roberts

The ongoing debate regarding national standards for chemical facility security took a new turn in October 2006 when the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 became law. Sandwiched inside the text was Section 550, which required the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to regulate security at the nation’s most at-risk chemical facilities....

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