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GOP, Industry Reject Call For CFATS Data Sharing After EPA's RMP Rollback

March 12, 2019
Correction Appended Republicans and the chemical industry are rejecting Democrats' calls to require industry to share data with first responders under the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, a step intended to fill the gap left by EPA's planned rollback of an Obama-era risk management plan (RMP) rule. At a House Homeland Security Committee panel hearing March 12, the GOP lawmakers and industry officials said that any bill renewing the CFATS program,...

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