Senate Alerted to Security Weaknesses at Chemical Facilities

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Witnesses before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Wednesday say that the nation's chemical facilities remain highly vulnerable to an attack. Previous efforts in Congress to pass legislation requiring tighter security at chemical plants have failed, but momentum is growing for some federal action.

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