For additional reports on converting to safer processes, click on "Converting to Safer Chemical Processes" above.
Clorox Converts to Safer Processes: First Announcement (Clorox, 2009)
Economic and Employment Benefits of the Chemical and Water Security Act of 2009 (Management Information Services Inc. (MISI), 2010)
Below you will find a collection of websites with useful material related to chemical disasters. Scroll down on this tab to see federal agency data and state agency data.
Federal Agency Data
Coast Guard: National Response Center Database (spreadsheets by year)
State Agency Data
California HazMat Spill Release Reporting Database
Massachusetts Energy & Environmental Affairs Data Portal (includes enforcement and spills)
Examples of Joe Biden’s leadership in the U.S. Senate to advance policies to prevent catastrophic disasters at chemical plants and on rail ways:
Statements by Senators Biden (D-DE) and Jeffords (I-VT) and the text of their bill "Community Water Treatment Hazards Reduction Act of 2006" (S.2855) on pages S.4805 to S.4807 of the Congressional Record (May 18, 2006)
Statement of Senator Biden and the text of his hazardous chemicals rail security bill, "Hazardous Materials Vulnerability Reduction Act of 2005" (S.256) on pages S.6743 to S.6746 of the Congressional Record (June 16, 2005)