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Chemical plants’ vulnerability at issue

Chemical plants in the USA are vulnerable targets for terrorists and represent a grave risk to Americans because of weak governmental regulation, a former top Homeland Security adviser to President Bush said Monday. Richard Falkenrath, who left the White House in May, said in a written statement he expects to deliver to Congress on Wednesday that he bears some responsibility for the Bush administration’s policy on chemical plant security. “Regretfully, some portion of this responsibility clearly belongs to me,” Falkenrath says in the written testimony, which he gave to USA TODAY.Full Story

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