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GAO Seeks To Bolster Chemical Incident Data Sharing

August 09, 2018
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) says that first responders may not have adequate information to help minimize their safety risks when responding to incidents at chemical facilities, backing Democrats' recent calls to include data sharing provisions included in a now-stalled Obama-era EPA rule in the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) chemical facility safety program. In an Aug. 8 report , GAO recommends that DHS bolster access to the chemical information reported from its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, coordination...


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