• Department of Homeland Security Releases Final Appendix A to Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Identifying Chemicals of Interest
  • December 3, 2007
  • Law Firm: Vinson & Elkins LLP - Houston Office
  • The Department of Homeland Security has issued its long-awaited Appendix A, List of Chemicals of Interest (COI), to its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards. Appendix A establishes whether chemical facilities must submit to a screening process to determine whether they present a high level of security risk; if so, the facilities must prepare and submit Security Vulnerability Assessments and Site Security Plans to the Department.