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S&T Chemical and Biological Detection Fact Sheet

The threat of chemical and biological attacks poses a major threat to the nation’s population, infrastructure, economy, and security. The Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) partners with authorities nationwide to address needs through technological innovation and research, and equips officials with the resources and information they need to identify, prevent and/or respond to the threat of chemical releases and catastrophic diseases.

CSAC FY2019 Annual Report

As part of the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and
Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), The Chemical Security Analysis
Center (CSAC) is the nation’s only federal study, analysis,
and knowledge management center for assessing the threat and
hazard(s) associated with an accidental or intentional large-scale
chemical event or chemical terrorism event in the United States.


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