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Dale Backlund Selected for Cal OES Advisory Committee


Posted 02/22/16
 

 

Dale J. Backlund, Associate Director for Environmental, Health, and Safety, Dow Chemical Company in Pittsburg, CA has been selected to sit on an Advisory Committee to the Director of the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) pursuant to SB 84 (Chaptered 2015) which created the Regional Railroad Accident Preparedness and Immediate Response Fund.  Backlund is chosen to fill the seat designated for chemical hazardous materials specialists.  The 13-member committee will include fire, safety, and hazardous materials emergency professionals from the railroads, industry, agriculture, local government, and the public.  

 

The committee is charged with advising on setting a fee to be paid by any individual or entity owning and transporting by rail any of the twenty-five most hazardous material commodities within the State of California.  Read More . . .


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