EO 13650 Improving Chemical Facility Safety & Security Webinar

Please join us for an Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security (Executive Order 13650 (EO)) webinar.  The webinar will include a brief overview of the various sections of the EO and the progress made to date on each.  In particular, we are interested in hearing from the stakeholders described in the EO:  chemical producers, chemical storage companies, agricultural supply companies, State and local regulators, chemical critical infrastructure owners and operators, first responders, labor organizations representing affected workers, environmental and community groups, and consensus standards organizations.  Attendees will have an opportunity to provide individual input on the process and the specific areas in the EO.  The Working Group is interested in hearing specific ideas and solutions on improving operational coordination with States, Tribes, and local partners; enhanced information collection and sharing; modernizing regulations, guidance, and policies; and identifying best practices in chemical facility safety and security. 

Date:  Monday, November 25, 2013

Time:  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Registration: Registration is required to participate. Each participant will be provided with webinar connection instructions once their registration has been accepted.  There is no fee to register.

If you are interested in presenting during the webinar, please make the request during the registration process by indicating the topic(s) you wish to address.  Registration for those wishing to make comments will be on a first come basis provided a cross-section of stakeholders is represented by the speakers.  The Working Group requests your comments be a maximum of five minutes.  We will do our best to accommodate all persons who wish to make a presentation at the meeting.  We encourage persons and groups having similar interests to consolidate their information for presentations.   

Written comments may be submitted to eo.chemical@hq.dhs.govPlease note that an additional webinar will be held on December 16, 2013.  Information on these and other listening sessions will be posted to the Federal Register.  Once posted to the Federal Register, individuals will be able to submit comments to the docket associated with the notice.   

For general information on the EO, please check the http://www.dhs.gov/topic/chemical-security.  Please feel free to contact eo.chemical@hq.dhs.gov for questions

Mathy Stanislaus

EO EPA Tri-Chair

Assistant Administrator

Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response


Caitlin Durkovich

EO DHS Tri-Chair

Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection

David Michaels

EO DOL Tri-Chair

Assistant Secretary of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration


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Authority: 5 U.S. C. § 301 and 44 U.S.C. § 3101 authorize the collection of this information.

Purpose: DHS will use this information to register participants for the Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security Listening Sessions.

Routine Use: This information may be disclosed as generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. §552a(b) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This includes using the information, as necessary and authorized by the routine uses published in DHS/ALL-002 - Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Mailing and Other Lists System of Records (November 25, 2008, 73 FR 71659).

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Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of Transportation, EPA, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, FEMA, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health

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Mon, Nov 25, 2013, 10:00am - 12:00pm ET


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