Categories for Policy

CFATS Lapses as Congress Fails to Reauthorize by July 27th Expiration Date

The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, which provides uniform standards for chemical manufacturers to ensure facility safety, expired on July 27 due to inaction by the Senate. The House passed H.R. 4470, the Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act, on July 25 by a vote of 409-1. 

July 28, 2023

SOCMA Guidance Document: EPA TSCA CBI Submission

This members-only document outlines the process for submitting a claim of confidentiality for proprietary business reasons. The submission process will follow more specific rules and mandate the submission of additional information.

June 27, 2023