Chemical Security Action

Ammonium Nitrate Public Meetings Notice

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a series of public meetings to consult with the public regarding its recently published Ammonium Nitrate Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). 

California Anti-Terrorism Training Event Draws National and International Participants

The Alameda County Sheriff's Office, located near Oakland, California, recently held its annual Urban Shield anti-terrorism training exercise.  This year’s event drew both national and international participants, including teams from Jordan, Israel, and the Chicago Police Department.

SOCMA And NACD Discuss CFATS Legislative and Policy Updates

We were very pleased to have Elizabeth O’Neil, Government Affairs, National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) and Bill Allmond, VP of Government Relations, Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) on a panel at the joint Chemical Security Regulatory Workshop with the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC) to discuss

SOCMA And NACD Discuss CFATS Legislative and Policy Updates

We were very pleased to have Elizabeth O’Neil, Government Affairs, National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) and Bill Allmond, VP of Government Relations, Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) on a panel at the joint Chemical Security Regulatory Workshop with the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC)  to discuss...

Controlling Costs of Compliance

Chemical Security Workshop DHS Panel: CFATS Inspections Process & Ammonium Nitrate Program Updates

We were pleased to have Carlos Vasquez, District Commander, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD), and Paul Sanders, Inspector, ISCD, as panelists from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at the Joint Chemical Security Regulatory Workshop with the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC).

ADT/CICC Joint Homeland Security Regulatory Workshop

This week, ADT was very excited to co-sponsor its 2nd annual Joint Chemical Security Regulatory Workshop with the Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC) in Los Angeles, California. The one-day workshop addressed various chemical security issues and regulatory challenges and offered attendees practical advice for compliance.

Tenth Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

As the ten year anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks approaches, we should all take a moment to remember the many victims of the tragedy, and the first responders who risked – and in many cases lost – their own lives at ground zero.  Though we have made...

Chemical Security Workshop

On September 13, Chemical Industry Council of California (CICC) and ADT Advanced Integration will host a one-day interactive security workshop focused on the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) and the Ammonium Nitrate Program.  Held in Norwalk, California, the program will feature speakers from the Department...

Chemical Sector Security Summit: Potential Threats and Suspicious Activity Reporting

On Day 1 of the Summit, I was selected to moderate a breakout session entitled “Potential Threat Actors’ Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures.” This expert panel of speakers included Dr. James Carafano, Deputy Director, Institute for International Studies, and Director, Center for Foreign Policy Studies, Heritage Foundation, Robert Bunch, Intelligence Analyst,...