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RFA, TRANSCAER® Hosting Ethanol Safety Seminars in Louisiana This Month

April 2, 2019


The Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with TRANSCAER, will host two ethanol safety seminars in Louisiana later this month. The seminars, which will both be held on April 16, are free to attend, but registration is limited. Lunch and dinner 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 at: The Yambilee Building 1939 W. Landry St. Opelousas, LA 70570 Time: 9:00am-2:00pm CT & 5:30pm-10:00pm CT For more information or to register, visit