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2014-07-08 20:20:49

ARLINGTON, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that would provide a three-year authorization for the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, which aims to safeguard chemical facilities from the threat of terrorist attack. The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) welcomes this legislative victory and encourages the Senate to approve similar legislation to ensure the security of...

2014-05-12 16:23:49

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) today joined the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Infrastructure Security Compliance Division and other industry stakeholders at a ceremony celebrating the 750(th) site security plan (SSP) approval under the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO Created in 2007 to ensure the security of...

2014-05-01 12:25:39

ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) today concluded its 2014 Washington Fly-In in record fashion, as more than 80 industry leaders gathered in the nation's capital to educate their lawmakers on issues like Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform and multi-year Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program authorization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO Among other...

2014-04-03 12:23:25

ARLINGTON, Va., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) issued the following statement on today's markup of H.R. 4007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014, by the U.S. House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO The National Association of...

2014-04-01 16:21:55

ARLINGTON, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments to the Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group in response to Executive Order 13650, Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security, Section 6(a) - Solicitation of Public Input on Options for Policy, Regulation, and Standards Modernization. Section 6(a) tasks the working group with considering options to improve and modernize key...

2014-02-06 16:21:58

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) applauds the introduction of bipartisan legislation to authorize the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) for multiple years, providing more regulatory certainty for SOCMA members required to comply with them. The "Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014," was introduced today by U.S. Representative Michael...

2014-02-06 12:24:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies Chairman Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Representative Gene Green (D-TX) today introduced a bipartisan bill to recodify the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program. The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) applauds these efforts and supports passage of the...

2014-01-15 12:27:03

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, NACD's two government affairs committees visit Washington DC from around the United States to speak with Congress and the regulatory agencies making their views known on a variety of issues including chemical security, the reform of the toxic substances control act (TSCA), tax reform and several transportation issues. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100811/NACDLOGO) Each January, the two committees,...


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