Bluegreen Alliance Letter to House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Reauthorization of the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards

The BlueGreen Alliance and more than 40 concerned groups urged the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce to strengthen the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards to better protect workers, emergency responders, and local communities.

August 26, 2019

In a letter to Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and committee Ranking Member Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), the groups called for improvements to the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards including clear employee participation rights, an emphasis on risk reduction, special attention for vulnerable communities, implementation of the Risk Management Program amendments, independent evaluation, and exclusion of voluntary programs.

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