Latest CFATs

House Introduces CFATS Reauthorization Bill, Senate Bill Advances

October 9, 2018 Government Affairs
The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) is an important program aimed at preventing chemicals from being stolen, diverted, sabotaged, or deliberately released by terrorist or other bad actors. DHS CFATS regulations were issued as a final rule in November 2007; however, DHS implements the CFATS program under a variety of short-term authorizations by Congress.

Senate Introduces Bill to Reauthorize CFATS program for Five Years

September 12, 2018 Government Affairs
The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) is an important program aimed at preventing chemicals from being stolen, diverted, sabotaged, or deliberately released by terrorist or other bad actors. DHS CFATS regulations were issued as a final rule in November 2007; however, DHS implements the CFATS program under a variety of short-term authorizations by Congress.

Congress Considers CFATS Reauthorization

July 2, 2018 Government Affairs
The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program focuses on preventing chemicals from being stolen, diverted, sabotaged or deliberately released by terrorists or other bad actors. Authorization for the current CFATS standards will sunset in January 2019.

DHS Provides Answers to Industry Questions on Chemical Security Assessment Tool

May 8, 2017 Industry News
In September, DHS launched what is known as “CSAT 2.0,” a revised CSAT (Chemical Security Assessment Tool) Top-Screen, along with a revised CSAT Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA) application, and a revised CSAT Site Security Plan (SSP) application.

DHS Issues Tiering Notification under CSATS 2.0

April 10, 2017 Industry News
In September, DHS launched what is known as “CSAT 2.0,” a revised CSAT (Chemical Security Assessment Tool) Top-Screen, along with a revised CSAT Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA) application, and a revised CSAT Site Security Plan (SSP) application.