A department in the making

Major components of the proposed Homeland Security Department are:

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear countermeasures

Civilian biodefense research programs (HHS)

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (DOE)

National Biological Warfare Defense Analysis Center (new)

Plum Island Animal Disease Center (USDA)

Information analysis and infrastructure protection

Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office (Commerce)

Federal Computer Incident Response Center (GSA)

National Communications System (DOD)

National Infrastructure Protection Center (FBI)

National Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center (DOE)

Border and transportation security

Immigration and Naturalization Service (Justice)

Customs Service (Treasury)

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA)

Coast Guard (DOT)

Federal Protective Service (GSA)

Transportation Security Administration (DOT)

Emergency preparedness and response

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear response assets (HHS)

Domestic Emergency Support Team (Justice)

Nuclear Incident Response (DOE)

Office for Domestic Preparedness (Justice)

National Domestic Preparedness Office (FBI)

Secret Service (Treasury)

Source: White House

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