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  • CFATS: What You Need to Know About Re-Tiering

    The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program has begun implementation of the Chemical Security Assessment Tool (CSAT) 2.0 and the enhanced tiering methodology.
  • Changing International Landscape

    The New Administration has been busy these last two months, meeting with heads of state, issuing more than 20 executive orders, and getting ready for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). However, several meetings that could have direct impact on trade relationships and SOCMA member companies have occurred.
  • ChemStewards Announces New Excellence Tier Application Process

    Washington, D.C. - ChemStewards®, the environmental, health, safety and security management program for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), is pleased to announce a new process for members applying for the program's highest honor, the Excellence Tier.
  • Tips for a Successful Fly-In on Capitol Hill

    Thanks to help from you, our SOCMA members, specialty chemical manufacturers saw some big legislative wins in 2016. But our work on Capitol Hill is far from done. Many of you are currently preparing for the trip to Washington, D.C., for SOCMA’s 10th Annual Washington Fly-In, where you will share issues important to your business and our innovative sector. The Fly-In, set for April 25-26, is a unique opportunity for you to engage with lawmakers and share your stories in face-to-face meeting with members of Congress...  
  • SOCMA Supports EPA's Delay of RMP Rule

    Monday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt delayed implementation of the Risk Management Plan (RMP) until June 19, 2017.
  • SOCMA Reaches Out to President Trump, Stresses Importance of Specialty Chemical Industry to U.S. Economy

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today sent a letter to President Donald Trump, introducing him to the specialty chemical industry and thanking him for his focus on small business, jobs and the economy.
  • Administration Releases President’s 2017 Trade Agenda

    The President’s 2017 Trade Policy Agenda was released on March 1, even though the United States Trade Representative (USTR), who has the primary responsibility for developing U.S. trade policy, has not yet been confirmed.
  • SOCMA Congratulates New Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates Wilbur Ross, who was confirmed by the Senate as Secretary of Commerce on Monday, February 27.
  • SOCMA Looks Forward to Continuing Important Work with New EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

    ARLINGTON, VA - The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates Scott Pruitt, who was confirmed by the Senate as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday, February 17.
  • SOCMA Congratulates Representative Mick Mulvaney on Appointment to White House Office of Management and Budget

    ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates Representative Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina on being named Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. SOCMA Managing Director of Government Relations Robert F. Helminiak released the following statement on the appointment:
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