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DHS Publishes CFATS Outreach Implementation Plan


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published the FY 2018 Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Outreach Implementation Plan.
The FY 2018 CFATS Outreach Implementation Plan is a 36-page document that is intended to reaffirm and update the goals, activities, and metrics described in the FY 2017 Plan. Per the FY 2018 Plan, DHS’ goals include:
  • Continuing efforts to identify chemical facilities of interest through outreach and monitoring of open source information reports;
  • Reviewing existing CFATS compliance assistance materials and information on education and training on regular basis and developing new materials, as appropriate; and
  • Continuing stakeholder engagement to raise awareness of CFATS requirements and compliance resources and gathering input to make program improvements.