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Port Security Grant Program Legislation Introduced

U.S. House Representative Laura Richardson (D-CA) recently introduced two bills that would expand the ways grantees can use grant money awarded under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Port Security Grant Program (PSGP): H.R. 5802, the Port Security Equipment Act of 2012 and H.R.

ISCD Conducts 1000th Compliance Assistance Visit (CAV)

The Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) recently announced that it had completed its 1000th CFATS Compliance Assistance Visit (CAV).

Lights, Camera, Periodic Table Of Elements And Action

Never say chemists lack creativity.

Bayer Creates Plastic With A Memory

Bayer MaterialScience and BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing have developed shape memory plastics. Zap the plastic with heat and it goes back to its original shape. How cool is that? And I must admit that while I was reading the release, I started daydreaming about technology that...

SOCMA’s 5th Annual Washington Fly-In

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) recently held its 5th Annual Washington Fly-In in D.C. At the day and a half event, members heard from Congressional speakers, networked with fellow SOCMA members, and had the opportunity to directly voice their concerns on Capitol Hill.

Dow Corning Makes A Vision Statement

I've worn glasses since I was in the second grade. I have very poor eyesight. Indeed, I was the only 7-year-old with bifocals in my class. I'm so fortunate that my teachers and parents realized at an early age that I needed help seeing the world around me.

ACC ChemSecure Event

The American Chemistry Council will be hosting its ChemSecure security event in Houston, Texas on June 11-13, 2012.

CRS Report on Pipeline Safety and Security

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) recently issued a report on U.S. pipeline safety and security. The report suggests that Congress should assess how the various elements of U.S. pipeline safety and security fit together in the nation’s overall strategy to protect transportation infrastructure.

Put Your Sustainable Foot Forward

We recently revealed our findings from the 2012 Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey. As many folks know, a good job is much more than the money. Being proud of the work you do is equally rewarding.

Help your Peers Make the Right Choice

In today’s economy, people and businesses alike are uber conscious about where they spend their hard-earned money. I’m no exception to that. Nowadays, any purchase I make, whether it be a baby stroller or a high-definition TV, I make sure I get the most “bang for my buck.” I factor...