SOCMA Member Testimony to House Homeland Security Committee
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February 26, 2008
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Washington, DC – Siegfried USA, a member of the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA), will testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Tuesday to discuss new chemical site security regulations proposed by the Committee, specifically provisions related to inherently safer technology. Representing SOCMA is David C. Pulham, Ph.D., the Director of Compliance for Siegfried USA, Inc. in Pennsville. New Jersey.
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Dr. Pulham will discuss the general practice of inherently safer technology employed by the industry, reference his company’s experience with the Commonwealth of New Jersey’s IST provision, and give remarks on the proposed changes to the Federal standards by the House Homeland Security Committee. For a primer on IST, and to see SOCMA’s previous work on the issue, please click here.
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