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Schumer bill would mandate FBI background checks for utility workers

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August 15, 2011
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via The Hill

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is floating legislation that would mandate FBI background checks for employees at power plants, water treatment plants and other critical infrastructure.

Schumer cited a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) report last month that warned that extremists could seek to launch physical and cyber attacks from the inside.

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