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Industry Eyes Speedy CFATS Reauthorization After Congress Returns

August 23, 2023 at 6:08 PM
Chemical industry groups are planning to resume their push to reauthorize the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standard (CFATS) program as soon as Congress returns from its August recess, over a month after lawmakers allowed it to lapse in July -- and likely with a two-year term rather than the five-year extension initially proposed by Senate leaders. In an Aug. 23 interview with Inside OSHA , Eric Byer, president and CEO of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), said if Congress...

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