Latest CFATs

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on CFATS Reauthorization

September 10, 2019 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.

ACA Urges Congressional Action on CFATS Bill

July 30, 2019 Government Affairs
ACA’s members own and operate paint, coatings, resin, and chemical manufacturing facilities that are potentially subject to the CFATS provisions.

CFATS Personnel Surety Program Implementation Expanded to Tier 3 & 4 Facilities

July 16, 2019 Government Affairs
The CFATS Personnel Surety Program implementation at all high-risk chemical facilities is being rolled out in a phased manner in order for DHS to assist facilities submitting information.

House Homeland Security Committee Adopts CFATS Reauthorization Bill

July 2, 2019 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.

CFATS Reauthorization Bill Introduced in the House

June 17, 2019 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.

DHS Holds Explosive Precursor Chemical Stakeholder Engagement Meetings

June 4, 2019 Government Affairs
ACA encourages companies that manufactures, buys, or sells any of the DHS-listed explosive precursor chemicals to participate in the meetings because they could be affected by potential future regulatory or legislative action that would address this security issue.

DHS to Roll Out CFATS Personnel Surety Program Implementation

June 4, 2019 Government Affairs
The CFATS Personnel Surety Program implementation at all high-risk chemical facilities will be rolled out in a phased manner in order for DHS to assist facilities submitting information.

DHS Seeks Information on Chemical Security Assessment Tool to Update Burden Estimates

February 26, 2019 Government Affairs
The CSAT is an online tool that the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency uses to collect information from chemical facilities to oversee the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program.

President Signs Law Reauthorizing CFATS Program for 15 Months

January 29, 2019 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.

House Passes 2-year CFATS Reauthorization Bill, Senate to take up Bill

January 15, 2019 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.