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5th Biennial Hazardous Materials Transportation Conference


March 31, 2008



Archived. This is an older press release from 2008 and may not contain the latest information. Please view our current press releases for 2014 items.



What

5th Biennial Hazardous Materials Transportation Conference
Presentations and training about how to handle land, sea and rail emergencies

Who

Presented by the Coastal Regional Hazardous Materials Response Organization (CRHMRO) - a project of Contra Costa Community Awareness and Emergency Response. The conference will be attended by more than 100 first responders from fire departments, HazMat Response teams, State Agencies (CalTrans and Fish and Game), and private industry

Where

Aboard the USS Hornet in Alameda

When

Tuesday, April 1 9:30 a.m - 4:50 p.m.
Wednesday April 2, 8 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.
Thursday April 3, 8 a.m. to noon

Why

The conference is designed to help all hazardous materials responders work together more effectively in a hazardous materials transportation incident, learn from recent incident case studies, network, view equipment, share response plans and ideas, train together, and improve skills to protect the public.

Media Note

There will be an uprighting of an overturned tanker truck and displays of the strategies used to contain and clean-up the Cosco Busan oil spill. Call Maria Duazo (see above) for more information and a specific schedule of events or go to cchealth.org for the conference schedule


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Press Contact
  • Maria Duazo
  • 925-250-7793
  • Pager: 925-677-6716