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Homeland Security (CFATS)
Presented by
Kari Keegan
Sage Environmental
Consulting
2014 Mid-America
Environmental
Compliance...
CFATS – What is it?
• Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
(CFATS)
– Final Rule: 6 CFR Part 27 (April 9, 2007)
– App...
CFATS – Covered Facilities
• Chemical
manufacturing, storage, a
nd distribution;
• Energy and utilities;
• Agriculture and...
Appendix A - COI
• Chemicals of Interest (COI) based on security issues
– Release (toxic, flammable - HCl, Cl)
– Theft/div...
CFATS – Reporting Steps
1. Determine if COI is present at/above STQ;
2. Submit Top Screen to DHS within 60 days of coming ...
Kari Keegan
(312) 965-8038
kari.keegan@sageenvironmental.com
www.sageenvironmental.com
CFATS – Contact Us!!
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Homeland Security (CFATS); Keegan, Kari; Sage Environmental Consulting; 2014 Mid-America Environmental Compliance Seminar in Overland Park, KS, April 3-4

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Homeland Security (CFATS); Keegan, Kari; Sage Environmental Consulting; 2014 Mid-America Environmental Compliance Seminar in Overland Park, KS, April 3-4

  1. 1. Homeland Security (CFATS) Presented by Kari Keegan Sage Environmental Consulting 2014 Mid-America Environmental Compliance Conference
  2. 2. CFATS – What is it? • Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) – Final Rule: 6 CFR Part 27 (April 9, 2007) – Appendix A to CFATS: FR November 20, 2007 • Risk-based approach to screening chemical facilities for high-risk potential – Many RMP chemicals on the CFATS list! • Covered facilities are required to comply with applicable CFATS – Top Screen (Initial Notification) – Security Vulnerability Assessment (SVA) – Site Security Plan (SSP) 2
  3. 3. CFATS – Covered Facilities • Chemical manufacturing, storage, a nd distribution; • Energy and utilities; • Agriculture and food; • Paints and coatings; • Refineries; and • LNG; • Explosives; • Mining; • Electronics; • Plastics; • Universities & research institutions; and • Healthcare and pharmaceuticals. 3
  4. 4. Appendix A - COI • Chemicals of Interest (COI) based on security issues – Release (toxic, flammable - HCl, Cl) – Theft/diversion (H2O2, Cl) – Sabotage or contamination (*KNO3) • COI screening threshold quantity (STQ) similar to RMP threshold planning quantity (TPQ)…for releases: – Chlorine: Release - 2500 lbs (1%); Theft -500 lbs (9.77%) – Propane: Release (1%) 10,000 lbs (CFATS -no exemption) – Nitric: Release (80%) 15,000 lbs; – Hydrogen Peroxide (≥35% conc.) – 400 lbs (< one drum) 4
  5. 5. CFATS – Reporting Steps 1. Determine if COI is present at/above STQ; 2. Submit Top Screen to DHS within 60 days of coming into possession of the COI; 3. If DHS assigns a risk level, submit an SVA within 90 days of receiving an initial determination letter (IDL); and 4. Upon review and approval of final determination letter (FDL), which classifies a site as a high-risk facility, DHS will require you to submit the SSP – DHS online program or alternate security program (ASP) within 120 days of receiving notice from DHS. 5
  6. 6. Kari Keegan (312) 965-8038 kari.keegan@sageenvironmental.com www.sageenvironmental.com CFATS – Contact Us!! 8

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