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Lawmakers Advance U.S. Plant Security Bill

2:20 PM MDT | May 9, 2011 | Vincent Valk

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy approved a bill extending the current Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Act (CFATS) until October 2017. The proposed extension does not require consideration of Inherently Safer Technologies (IST), which was included in a CFATS reform bill advanced by the Democratic-controlled House last year. Industry has stringently opposed provisions mandating IST consideration. Industry groups welcomed the approval of the new bill. "It’s clear from today’s vote that extending the Chemical...


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