Recent explosions at chemical plants in Texas and Louisiana killed 16 people and injured hundreds of others. Witnesses testified on ways to mitigate chemical threats and avoid future disasters.
People in this video
- Barbara Boxer U.S. Senator (Class 3) [D] California
Barry Breen Deputy Assistant Administrtor Environmental Protection Agency->Solid Waste and Emergency Response
Rafael Moure-Eraso Chairman Chemical Safety Board
- Senate Environment and Public Works CommitteeSenate Environment and Public Works Committee
Senate Colloquy on Chemical Weapons in Syria
Senators talked on the Senate floor about chemical weapons in Syria.
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on reports that Syria had used chemical weapons against its citizens.
Syria's Chemical Weapons
The Wilson Center held a forum on the state of chemical weapons. Among the topics they addressed were the use of chemical…
U.N. News Conference on Chemical Weapons in Syria
Officials briefed reporters and answered questions on the status on the status of their investigation into the use of…