Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards; Proposed Rule
Federal Register, December 28, 2006, Page 78275-78332
Department of Homeland Security
Advance Notice of Rulemaking
Section 550 of the Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (``Section 550'') provided the Department of Homeland Security with authority to promulgate ``interim final regulations'' for the
security of certain chemical facilities in the United States. This notice seeks comment both on proposed text for such interim final regulations and on several practical and policy issues integral to the development of a chemical facility security program.
February 7, 2007
Comments by mail are to be addressed to IP/CNPPD/Dennis Deziel, Mail Stop 8610, Department of Homeland Security, Washington DC 20528-8610. Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this rulemaking. All comments will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information sent with each comment. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information on the rulemaking process, see the ``Public Participation in Rulemaking Process'' heading of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or submitted comments, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Submitted comments by mail may also be inspected. To inspect comments, please call Dennis Deziel, 703-235-5263, to arrange for an appointment. Comments that include trade secrets, confidential commercial or financial information, or sensitive security information (SSI) should not be submitted to the public regulatory docket. Please submit such comments separately from other comments on the rule. Comments containing trade secrets, confidential commercial or financial information, or SSI should be appropriately marked as containing such information and submitted by mail to the individual(s) listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
Dennis Deziel, Chief Program Analyst, Chemical Security Regulatory Task Force, Department of Homeland Security, 703-235-5263.