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HAZMAT Kentucky has been awarded $720,000 in a Federal Grant from the NIEHS/ Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Trainings

Louisville – Over the next five years, HAZMAT Kentucky will receive a Federal Grant totaling $720,000 to enhance local emergency planning and preparedness for hazardous materials incidents and clean-up through interactive training. 

The grant will be used to improve and implement their training curricula, acquire new equipment and expand their class offerings throughout the Louisville area.  Hazardous material jobs are in high-demand, encompassing a wide range of industries including the medical, manufacturing, chemical and environmental fields.

 

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The city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida is rushing to clean more than 200 million gallons of toxic sewage. The waste is flooding the streets, seeping into houses and spilling into waterways due to the city’s aging infrastructure.
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The hundreds who didn't will still have to spend another two weeks in quarantine, after spending almost two weeks isolated on the ship.
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USDOT announces the Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking initiative, comprised of transportation and travel industry stakeholders working jointly to maximize their collective impact in combating human trafficking. https://t.co/nYQGU4kfJr
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Scientists have long known that higher air temperatures are contributing to surface melting on Greenland's ice sheet.

But a new study has found another threat: Warm ocean water moving underneath the vast glaciers is causing them to melt even more quickly. https://t.co/3nMXGlMISM
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USFA-Hidden Dangers in Firefighting Foam: Two PFAS compounds, perfluorooctane acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS), may be present in firefighting aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) solutions. US Fire Administration Bulletin http://ow.ly/wrHJ30qh0sG
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Flu poses special challenges on college campuses, where germs spread quickly and students may be handling their own health for the first time.