07.24.20

Lankford’s Bipartisan Bill to Extend Critical Counterterrorism Program Signed into Law

CFATS Program Helps Secure Chemical Facilities Against Terrorist Attacks

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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – President Trump signed into law this week a bipartisan bill introduced by Senators James Lankford (R-OK) Gary Peters (D-MI), Tom Carper (D-DE), Jim Inhofe (R-OK), and other Senate colleagues to strengthen our national security by extending the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program for three years. The program, created in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, ensures that facilities holding high-ris