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On June 22, the House Homeland Security Committee approved the Chemical Facility Antiterrorism Security (CFATS) Authorization Act of 2011 (H.R. 901) that would extend the Department of Homeland Security's chemical facility antiterrorism standards through fiscal year 2018. The legislation requires all high-risk chemical facilities to complete security vulnerability assessments, develop site security plans, and implement protective measures to meet Department of Homeland Security risk-based performance standards. The bill also would continue the current exemption from CFATS of drinking water and wastewater treatment plants, and facilities regulated by the Departments of Defense and Energy, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.