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TRANSCAER, energy department office team up to improve emergency responder training programs

Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response (TRANSCAER®) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Environmental Management Office of Transportation recently partnered to bolster their emergency responder outreach programs.

The parties will operate their programs under a “shared mission” to provide training and resources to personnel that respond to hazardous and radio-active material emergencies, according to a prepared statement.

TRANSCAER® is sponsored by the Association of American Railroads, American Chemistry Council, Chemical Educational Foundation, CHEMTREC®, Chlorine Institute Inc. and National Tank Truck Carriers Inc.

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