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December 9, 2023

Responders Push Congress To Pass CFATS Renewal Amid House Upheaval

October 5, 2023 at 6:12 PM
Groups representing sheriffs and other first responders are again urging lawmakers to reauthorize the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, warning that allowing it to lapse has increased terrorism risks and limited collaboration between local emergency services. While the Oct 3 letter is just the latest in a series of calls from a wide range of stakeholders calling for Congress to quickly approve a CFATS reauthorization bill, it notably arrived the same day the House removed Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)...

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