Policy Issues

"NACD provides us with the tools we need to effectively advocate our industry’s positions in Washington, DC. We need to stay involved and stay informed if we want to impact the legislative and regulatory process."

— Mathew A. Brainerd, Brainerd Chemical Co., Inc.

NACD works to educate our members and the public on current policy and promoting informed legislation for the betterment of the chemical distribution industry and society. Click the topics below to view position papers and letters from NACD on the critical policy issues of our industry.

NACD helped shepherd through Congress a four-year authorization of the CFATS program that brings stability to both industry and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

CFATS Program Reauthorization

Drone Security

NACD supports the safe and responsible use of drones in a manner that mitigates the risks they can pose to the safety and security of chemical facilities.



NACD supports comprehensive tax reform that protects and enhances the role of small businesses in our nation’s economy.