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AFPM Supports House Vote on CFATS

WASHINGTON, DC,, Dec. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Charles T. Drevna comments on the passage of HR. 4007, Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks of 2014 in the U.S. House of Representatives. This legislation will provide a four year authorization to the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS):

"America's fuel and petrochemical manufacturers play a crucial role in ensuring and maintaining the security of America's energy and petrochemical infrastructure. Today's vote to continue the CFATS program will provide manufacturers with regulatory certainty and a stable framework for the future so they can continue working successfully with government agencies to strengthen our nation's national security. We applaud Reps. Meehan and McCaul for their continued support of this important legislation."

CONTACT: media@afpm.org

Source: American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers