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Speak Your Piece: Hazmat Training Initiative Targets Rural First Responders

EDITOR’S NOTE: From 2008 to 2014 the number of railroad tank cars carrying crude oil increased from about 10,000 to nearly half a million. In 2015 there were 304 railway “incidents” involving hazardous materials while in transport, according to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. In rural areas, the first responders to a rail […]