HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE – Congress passed the $595 million Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program in 2006 to help regulate high-risk chemical facilities, but nearly a year after the massive chemical explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant, a new report found little improvement in securing threats from the U.S. 4,011 high-risk chemical facilities. As of 30 June, DHS has not yet conducted security compliance inspections on 3,972 of the 4,011 high-risk chemical facilities. Continue reading.