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 Ensure the Safe Shipment of Hazardous Materials

 


Increased volumes of hazardous materials—especially flammable liquids—are moving by rail. Meanwhile, expanded lithium battery use poses a threat to safe airplane operation.

We must ensure hazardous materials are moved safely to avoid deadly accidents and environmental damage. It is also critical to renew focus on proper emergency response training and notification as well as adequate resource allocation to ensure first responders are prepared to handle hazardous materials in the event of an accident.

 

 

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