On January 18, 2019, President Trump signed a bill providing another 15 months of funding for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program (CFATS). Trump signed the bill the day after the program was set to expire. News of the extension provides a moment to examine one of the more unusual […]
The storage and use of dangerous chemicals require adequate security to mitigate risks. If your facility has a chemical designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a chemical of interest (COI), there’s a chance you may only have 60 days after taking possession of the COI to begin a security screening process […]
After years of sputtering progress, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program is beginning to resemble a well-run, if not yet mature, government-industry undertaking.