Department of Justice Assessment of the Increased Risk of Terrorist or other Criminal Activity Associated with Posting Off-Site Consequence Analysis Information on the Internet [open pdf - 3MB]
This Department of Justice report assesses the risk of terrorist or associated criminal activity with off-site consequence analysis (OCA) posting on the Internet. It is the result of the Chemical Safety Information, Site Security and Fuels Regulatory Relief Act (CSISSFRRA) signed on August 5, 1999, which requires public access to information on a possible threat via an Internet OCA Internet posting. The background covers Chemical Safety Information, Site Security and Fuels Regulatory Relief Act, Risk Management Plan (RMPs), Off-Site Consequence Analysis, and Environmental Protection Agency's Website. The national security issues include the threat from international terrorism and domestic terrorism, trends in terrorism involving Weapons of Mass Destruction, the growth of the Internet and threats to our national security, and the United States' response to these threats.