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Media Advisory

5th Biennial Hazardous Materials Transportation Conference

March 31, 2008


5th Biennial Hazardous Materials Transportation Conference
Presentations and training about how to handle land, sea and rail emergencies


Presented by the Coastal Regional Hazardous Materials Response Organization (CRHMRO) - a project of Contra Costa Community Awareness and Emergency Response. The conference will be attended by more than 100 first responders from fire departments, HazMat Response teams, State Agencies (CalTrans and Fish and Game), and private industry


Aboard the USS Hornet in Alameda


Tuesday, April 1 9:30 a.m - 4:50 p.m.
Wednesday April 2, 8 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.
Thursday April 3, 8 a.m. to noon


The conference is designed to help all hazardous materials responders work together more effectively in a hazardous materials transportation incident, learn from recent incident case studies, network, view equipment, share response plans and ideas, train together, and improve skills to protect the public.

Media Note

There will be an uprighting of an overturned tanker truck and displays of the strategies used to contain and clean-up the Cosco Busan oil spill. Call Maria Duazo (see above) for more information and a specific schedule of events or go to for the conference schedule

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  • Maria Duazo
  • 925-250-7793
  • Pager: 925-677-6716