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RFA, TRANSCAER® to Host Ethanol Safety Seminars in West Virginia

February 25, 2019


The Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with TRANSCAER®, will host ethanol safety seminars in West Virginia next month. All of the seminars are free to attend, but registration is limited. Lunch will be provided. Certificates of Attendance will be awarded to attendees at the completion of the course. The ethanol safety seminars are funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/ TRANSCAER® grant. The seminars are designed for individuals who respond to ethanol-related emergencies, as well as those who work at fixed-facilities and transport fuel. They focus 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. The seminars will be held on the following dates and locations: March 7-9 Charleston Professional Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 317 205A Tennessee Ave. Charleston, WV 25302 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm ET   March 11-13 Tri-State Fire Academy Auditorium 4200 Ohio River Rd. Huntington, WV 25702 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm ET   For more information or to register, visit