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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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