Chemical Facility Security

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials testified on chemical facility… read more

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials testified on chemical facility security. In 2013, President Obama, in response to the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion of April 2013, issued an executive order directing federal agencies to improve the security and safety of chemical facilities. The witnesses provided specific steps for improving ammonium nitrate safety, getting information to first responders, and updating the Risk Management Plan. Other topics included Congress increasing OSHA fines for non-compliant facilities. close

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  • Barbara Boxer U.S. Senator (Class 3) [D] California
  • Bob Casey Jr. U.S. Senator (Class 1) [D] Pennsylvania
  • Al Franken U.S. Senator (Class 2) [D] Minnesota
  • Edward J. Markey U.S. Senator (Class 2) [D] Massachusetts
  • David Michaels Assistant Secretary Department of Labor->Occupational Safety and Health Admin.
  • Mathy Stanislaus Assistant Administrator Environmental Protection Agency->Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
  • David Vitter U.S. Senator (Class 3) [R] Louisiana
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Chemical Facility Security

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Program ID:
323242-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 11, 2014 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Dec 16, 2014 | 5:24am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 11, 2014 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Dec 16, 2014 | 12:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2014 | 5:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
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