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6/12/2013 - 6/13/2013

Ethanol Safety Seminars

Grand Island, Neb. (June 12) and Columbus, Neb. (June 13). Co-hosted by the Renewable Fuels Association and Nebraska Central Railroad Co., the free ethanol safety seminars will focus on key 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 of ethanol-blended fuels; storage and dispensing locations; firefighting foam principles and ethanol-blended fuel; health and safety considerations for ethanol-blended fuel emergencies; and tank farm and bulk storage fire incidents. The seminars' goal: To provide attendees a full ethanol emergency response training experience they can put to use immediately in the field and pass along to other first-response teams. 402-391-1930; Email:; Web: