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RFA Hosting Ethanol Safety Seminars in Arkansas This Month

August 8, 2018


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Renewable Fuels Association and several organizations are hosting ethanol safety seminars in four locations in Arkansas beginning next week. The ethanol safety seminars, in partnership with TRANSCAER, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), International Association of Fire Chiefs, and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, will be held Aug. 13-16, Aug. 23-25, and Aug. 28-30. The seminars are either funded through an Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) or TRANSCAER/FRA grant. Registration is free, but limited, and lunch or dinner will be provided. Certificates of Attendance will be awarded following completion of the safety seminar. 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: Aug. 13-15 Little Rock Fire Department Training Facility 7000 Murray St Little Rock, AR 72209 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm CT (Aug. 13 also has a 5:30-10pm CT class)   Aug. 16 Dermott Fire Department 200 North Main Street Dermott, AR 71638 Time: 5:30-10pm CT   Aug. 23-25 Russellville Fire Department Central Station Training Room 1 107 North El Paso Ave. Russellville, AR 72801 Time:   Aug. 23 – 5:30pm-10pm CT Aug. 24-25 - 9:00am-2:00pm CT   Aug. 28-30 Hot Springs Fire Department 310 Broadway Hot Springs, AR 71901 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm CT (Aug. 28 also has a 5:30pm-10pm CT class) For more information, click here. To register, visit: