S&T-developed Chemical Agents Reactions Database can help federal, state and local agencies check if chemicals found in illegal labs can make illicit drugs, poisons or warfare agents.
This test report summarizes the findings from Jack Rabbit I (JRI) conducted at WDTC, US Army Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), Utah, from April 2010 through May 2010.
The 12th Chemical Sector Security Summit kicked off on July 16, 2019, in New Orleans, Louisiana brought together government and industry national security experts from all over the country to network and share best practices about chemical security.
The Chemical Sector Security Summit, cosponsored by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council (SCC), is the signature industry event for chemical security.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Chemical Security Analysis Center (CSAC) provides a robust and reliable science-based technical assistance capability that puts actionable technical information in the hands of the operational community and decision-makers in a timely and comprehensive manner. Operating on a 24-hours a day, seven-days a week basis, S&T CSAC Technical Assistance responds to questions and information requests from the DHS Components, other agencies within the federal government, as well as state and local authorities. S&T CSAC Technical Assistance plays an integral role in the emergency response protocol of the DHS National Operations Center.
The Homeland Security Presidential Directive-22 (HSPD-22), Domestic Chemical Defense, requires an analysis of Chemical Terrorism as a critical element of the nation’s domestic chemical defense policy. The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate Chemical Security Analysis Center (CSAC) developed a suite of models to identify, assess and prioritize the threat, vulnerability and consequences of a chemical attack against the U.S. homeland. As part of this program, the consequence and medical mitigation modules have been incorporated into a fast-running classified desktop tool (The Tool), which allows the user to evaluate the severity of an event and the impact of various response and mitigation strategies.
FPDI defends the safety and security of the food system by conducting research to protect against vulnerabilities in the food supply chain, from farm to table, and to reduce the potential catastrophic attacks on public health and the economy.
This test report summarizes the findings from JRII conducted at WDTC, U.S. Army DPG, Utah, from August 2015 through September 2016
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen today announced the establishment of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office.
The results of these tests can help emergency managers better prepare for different scenarios depending on the direction of chlorine release.