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CFATS Backers Fear ‘Patchwork’ Of Replacements As Nebraska Weighs Bill

January 18, 2024 at 5:37 PM
Lawmakers and industry groups that support the lapsed Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program are warning that states could create a “patchwork” of substitutes for the federal initiative following introduction of one such bill in Nebraska, adding urgency to their steady calls for Congress to pass a reauthorization. With CFATS inactive since its statutory authorization ended in July, “states are taking it upon themselves to fill in this void,” Nick Adams, legislative director for Rep. Laural Lee (R-FL), said during...

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