March 2011

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HP Impact: Association says CFATS should be made permanent

In written testimony before a US congressional panel, the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA) said existing Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) are effective and shou..

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In written testimony before a US congressional panel, the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA) said existing Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) are effective and should be made permanent. The association’s statement was given to the US House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Security Technologies. “Maintaining a high level of security has always been, and remains, a top priority at America’s refineries and petrochemical manufacturing plants,” the NPRA stated in its testimony. “Operators of these facilities are fully engaged in the maintenance and enhancement of facilit

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