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FEMA Region X Monthly Hazmat "Update"

Release date: 
July 1, 1999
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This monthly update is produced in an effort to keep hazardous materials program personnel up to date in the areas of exercises, training, and planning. If you have a contribution or wish other items posted in this "Update", please contact Mike Hammond at FEMA Region X headquarters at (425) 487 4775 or email at,

This update is for the period of 7-1-99 to 10-1-99.

Quotes Of The Month
"Sure, it's going to kill a lot of people, but they may be dying of something else anyway." Othal Brand, member of a Texas pesticide review board, on chlordane.

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled." Richard P. Feynman

Web Page Highlight (your Additions Are Welcome)

Hazardous Materials Advisory Council Mission Statement: "HMAC promotes improvements in the safe transportation of hazardous materials/dangerous goods globally by: providing education, assistance, and information to the private and public sectors; through our unique status with regulatory bodies; and the diversity and technical strengths of our membership." Provides a mailing list and numbers of other services.

Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness The Canadian Centre for Emergency Preparedness was incorporated in 1993 as a partnership between the Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth and Hamilton's Mohawk College of applied Arts and Technology. Its mandate is to assist communities, governments and private businesses to prepare for, prevent, respond to, and recover from man-made or natural disasters."

Anyone else have a good or interesting Web Site?


Washington 9-23-99, Spokane, in conjunction with WA State Emergency Managers, Assoc. Meeting.

Oregon July 30, 1999, Salem, Quarterly LEPC meeting

Idaho As Needed, Contact Bill Bishop for more information. (208) 334 3263

Alaska 7-20-99, Anchorage, LEPC workshop
7-21-99, Anchorage, SERC Meeting
10-19-99, Anchorage, LEPC workshop
10-20-99, Anchorage, SERC meeting

Training And Exercises
Contact The Provider Or Mike Hammond For More Information. Course Dates And Times May Change, Be Sure To Check Before The Class

Date Subject Sponsor Other
7-12 TO 7-15 HazMat On Scene ICS WA State Patrol 360-753 0398
7-12 TO 7-16 Disaster Recovery Operations Beaverton, OR 503-378-2911
7-13 TO 7-15 ICS Train-the-trainer WA State at Spokane 253-512-7048
7-26 TO 7-30 Hazwoper Technician WA State Patrol 360-753-0398
7-27 TO 7-29 Principles of Emergency Management, PDS series WA State 253-512-7048
Possible location change
7-31 HazMat hazards analysis Eugene, OR 503-378-2911
Last Updated: 
July 19, 2012 - 23:02
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