Three House Republicans are calling for changes to the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards if funding for the program is to continue. The lawmakers -- Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton R-Mich., Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman John Carter, R-Texas -- will identify milestones CFATS must meet in order to receive funding, they told Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in a letter. The program "should not continue in its present condition," they added.

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