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Webinar: Ramping up and ramping down: Crude oil rail shipments and community responses 2015 to present from a Lake Champlain perspective
June 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
On Wednesday, June 24, tune in for the first webinar in a summer series about crude oil transport in the Great Lakes. The webinar series is hosted by the Great Lakes Sea Grant Crude Oil Transport Network and Michigan Sea Grant.
Each webinar will be available in a variety of formats: live on Zoom (see registration links below), live on Michigan Sea Grant’s Facebook page, and archived with captions on the series webpage.
June 24, 2020 at 10:30-11:30 am ET: Ramping up and ramping down: Crude oil rail shipments and community responses 2015 to present from a Lake Champlain perspective – Mark Malchoff, aquatic resources specialist, Lake Champlain Sea Grant. Register here.
July 22, 2020 at 10:30-11:30 am ET: Conceptualizing a risk-based, hazardous material routing tool – Kristin Lewis, principal technical advisor, U.S. Department of Transportation Volpe Center. Register here.
August 2020 (date and topic TBD)
About the Great Lakes Sea Grant Crude Oil Transport Network: The movement of crude oil through the Great Lakes basin and other critical northern watersheds presents a complex suite of opportunities and risks for the region. In partnership with the Great Lakes Commission and International Joint Commission, a network of Sea Grant professionals from throughout the Great Lakes region have assembled to provide stakeholders with risk-related resources on economic and environmental issues associated with transportation of crude oil in the Great Lakes basin and to create a forum to share knowledge, concerns, challenges, and progress. Find more details at: glslcrudeoiltransport.org