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Chemical Sector Partnerships

Chemical Sector owners and operators have a strong history of working in partnership to develop industry practices that build a culture of safety and security. Read more on how partnerships are enhancing security and resilience in the Chemical Sector.

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Chemical Sector Regulatory Authorities

The majority of Chemical Sector assets are privately owned and operated. However, the highest-risk assets are regulated for security through several different regulatory programs.

Written testimony of FEMA for a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency hearing titled “Examining DHS’ Misplaced Focus on Climate Change”

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA) Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation Roy Wright addresses FEMA’s focus on enabling disaster risk reduction nationally by supporting state, local, and tribal governments with efforts to prepare for the impacts of climate change that are occurring and expected to occur.


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