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Government, Industry Officials Call for Global Culture of Chemical Security

The east side of Houston is dotted with what look like skyscrapers from a distance, but are actually chemical plants, key parts of the Gulf Coast city’s economy.

“Houston, here in Texas, is in many ways the center of the petrochemical industry universe in the United States, so [there are] a very large number of chemical facilities, oil refineries,” said Dave Wolf, acting deputy assistant secretary for infrastructure protection at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Watch: Chemical Industry, U.S. Call for Global Culture of Chemical Security

Houston was the site of the 2017 Chemical Sector Security Summit, a three-day …read more

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