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CFATS House Committee Hearing


With the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program set to officially sunset in April 2020, a hearing was held on September 11, 2019, before the House Energy and Commerce Committee regarding the status of the program.
Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) advocated for extending authorization and making various changes to the CFATS program. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Infrastructure Security Compliance Division Director David Wulf underscored the importance of long-term stability for the CFATS program and the facilities that it regulates.