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2014-07-23 16:22:13

ARLINGTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ChemEdge, the annual operations conference hosted by the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) designed specifically for the chemical distribution industry, will officially kick off in Nashville, Tenn. on August 19-22. With near-record attendance expected, the supercharged event will deliver its most robust educational and training program yet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO The...

2014-07-15 16:24:06

ARLINGTON, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representative's resoundingly bipartisan approval today of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO "NACD praises House leadership, bill sponsor Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), and cosponsor Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) for making our nation's federal...

2014-07-10 16:21:08

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) issued the following statement on the House Ways and Means Committee's approval today of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, sponsored by Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.): http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO "NACD applauds Chairman Camp and cosponsor Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), chairman of the House Transportation and...

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...

2014-05-08 12:23:46

ARLINGTON, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) gladly welcomes six new members and affiliates to its ranks, increasing the association's representation to nearly 430 companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO "NACD continues to encourage broad participation in our membership and the addition of these companies to our association is a testament to this outreach," said NACD President Eric R. Byer....

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...

2014-04-29 16:23:40

ARLINGTON, Va., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) yesterday joined 15 industry organizations in a letter to President Obama calling for enhancements to chemical facility safety and security. The letter responds to Executive Order (EO) 13650, which directs the federal government to improve coordination with state and local partners; enhance federal agency coordination and information sharing; modernize policies,...

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 16:21:56

ARLINGTON, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) submitted comments yesterday in response to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Request for Information (RFI) on process safety management (PSM) and prevention of major chemical accidents regulations. Through the RFI, which is an initiative related to Executive Order 13650 - Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security, OSHA proposed several...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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