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Chlorine attacks in Iraq spur warnings in US

Water-plant vigilance urged

Representative Edward Markey wants upgrades in security. Representative Edward Markey wants upgrades in security.
By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / July 24, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- A spate of deadly chlorine bomb attacks in Iraq is prompting the Bush administration to urge nearly 3,000 municipal water treatment plants in the United States to make sure their chlorine gas is well protected -- spotlighting what Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has singled out as a "gap in our system of regulation." (Full article: 1222 words)

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