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RFA Hosting Eight Ethanol Safety Seminars in Kentucky This Month

February 5, 2018


WASHINGTON - The Renewable Fuels Association and TRANSCAER® are jointly hosting eight ethanol safety seminars in Kentucky later this month. The ethanol safety seminars are funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/ TRANSCAER® grant, in partnership with the Paducah & Louisville Railway. Registration is free and lunch will be provided. Registration is limited and Certificates of Completion will be awarded to attendees at the completion of the course. The seminars are designed for individuals who respond to ethanol-related emergencies, as well as emergency planning committees and safety managers. The seminars will be held on the following dates and locations: Feb. 19 & 20 Kentucky National Guard 3300 Tamarak Rd. Owensboro, KY 42301 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm CT Feb. 21, 22 & 23 Alvaton Fire Station 2 122 JFS Way Bowling Green, KY 42104 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm CT Feb. 26, 27 & 28 Fern Creek Fire Department Station 1 6200 Bardstown Rd. Louisville, KY 40291 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm CT The ethanol safety seminar focuses on numerous important areas of ethanol safety including an introduction to ethanol and ethanol-blended fuels, chemical and physical characteristics of ethanol and hydrocarbon fuels, transportation and transfer, storage and dispensing locations, firefighting foam principles, general health and safety considerations and storage and pre-planning considerations. For more information, click here. To register, visit