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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Minnesota: Bringing Pollution Prevention into Spill Response Actions

Title:
Minnesota: Bringing Pollution Prevention into Spill Response Actions

Abstract:
The River Defense Network (RDN), of which the MN Pollution Control Agency is one of the founding members, is currently providing training and equipment to 16 fire departments (and one forest fire-fighting unit) for quick containment of oil spills before they disperse down river. Involved parties include local, state, federal, and industry members seeking to improve spill prevention and preparedness. (PDF format; Length: 1 page)

URL:
http://www.pca.state.mn.us/programs/p2-s/pubs/cs-riverdefense.pdf

Source:
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Resource Type:
Case study/success story

Date of Publication:
January 17, 2001

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