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Letter to Department of Homeland Security on CFATS

Jul 22, 2013

Excerpt: In 2006, Congress authorized the creation of the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, to secure facilities with chemicals that ‘present high levels of security risk." The program’s enacting statute directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue "regulations risk-based performance standards for security of chemical facilities and requiring vulnerability assessments and the development and implementation of site security plans for chemical facilities." (P.L. 109-295 § 550).

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