Regulation of Pipeline Breakout Tanks Under the United States Department of Homeland Security Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards
Article from: OGEL 3 (2008), in Pipelines
On June 8, 2007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) went into effect with the exception of details regarding the chemicals to be covered. On November 20, 2007, the CFATS went into full effect with the publication of Appendix A that contains a detailed listing of the DHS chemicals of interest ("COI") and a listing of each chemical's Screening Threshold Quantity ("STQ"). The CFATS were promulgated as a result of the Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 which authorized the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") to develop and ...