Advisory Board

Examples of Projects

Brownfields Assistance Program

Chemical Security Assessment Tool

LEPC Study

Shelter In Place Information



Contact Us

Who We Are

NICS helps communities manage safety, health and environmental risks associated with the manufacture, storage, transportation and disposal of chemicals.

NICS is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in South Charleston, West Virginia.

What We Do

NICS works mainly through federal, state, county and local government agencies as well as businesses on a broad range of projects related to chemical risks in communities. Stakeholders initiate some of the projects, and NICS initiates others. NICS encourages dialogue, based on sound information, by all parties to chemical risk issues.

How We Do It

NICS designs, manages, implements and reviews projects for or with the stakeholder groups mentioned above. NICS brings objectivity, knowledge and experience to the projects. We offer stakeholders:

See some examples of our project work.

Can NICS help you with a project?

If you want to know what NICS can bring to your project, please call Mark Nunley at (800) 611-2296 x-834.

NICS is a subsidiary of the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research and Innovation Center (MATRIC), a non-profit contract research and development institute.


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