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ARA Comments on CSB Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 27, 2016) – Following more than two years of investigation, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board released its final report and safety recommendations resulting from the fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company.On April 17, 2013, this tragic event took the lives of 12...

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ARA Testifies at Hearing On West Fertilizer and the Problem of Unidentified Chemical Facilities

Paul Derig, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager with J.R. Simplot testified on behalf of the Agricultural Retailers Association at a House Subcommittee hearing this morning titled West Fertilizer, Off the Grid: The Problem of Unidentified Chemical Facilities. Witnesses at the hearing...

8-1-13 - Final release-Hearing on West and Unidentified Chem Facilities.pdf





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5-11-11 - Letter to House Energy & Commerce Committee Supporting H.R. 908- Chemical Security

This is a letter drafted on behalf of ARA members in support of the “Full Implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Act” (H.R. 908). This bi-partisan legislation, sponsored by Reps. Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Gene Green (D-TX), provides for a straight-forward, extension of the...

ARA HR 908 Support Letter FINAL 11MAY11.pdf


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4-13-2011 - Letter to House Subcommittee Supporting H.R. 901 CFATS Authorization Act

ARA letter to Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, & Security Technologies in support of the “Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Security Authorization Act of 2011” (H.R. 901). ARA supports a straight-forward, long-term extension of the current U.S....

ARA HR 901 Support Letter 14APR11.pdf


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1-13-11 - Reminder - Ag Chemicals Security Tax Credit

Washington, DC (January 13, 2011) - With the completion of 2010 and tax season quickly approaching, ARA would like to remind you that the Agricultural Chemicals Security Credit (ACSC) can save you up to $100,000 per facility this tax season. This is a CREDIT, not a deduction, so you are getting...

1-13-11 - Reminder - Ag Chemicals Security Credit.docx