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2007 Emergency Preparedness and Prevention & Hazmat Spills Conference

By Kenneth Barbalace
[Monday, October 15, 2007]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a consortium of 13 counties in Western Pennsylvania will be hosting the nation’s foremost annual conference for first responders, counter-terrorism professionals, emergency managers, and medical, law enforcement and industry personnel in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on December 2-5, 2007.

According to the U.S. EPA's press release for this conference, more than 1,000 disaster experts are expected to attend the 2007 U.S. EPA Emergency Preparedness & Prevention and Hazmat Spills Conference at the Pittsburgh Hilton, including 100 exhibitors showing the latest technology. The conference will feature speakers on such relevant topics as the financing of terrorism, workshops, intensive training, and local field trips, including the Flight 93 crash site in Shanksville, Pa.

More information is available at the conference website: http://www.2007conference.org/, or by calling the conference hotline at 1-800-364-7974.


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