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Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT)

Overview

The ALERT grant promotes hazmat response training for volunteer or remote emergency responders. Response activities include the transportation of crude oil, ethanol, and other flammable liquids by rail consistent with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards.

The ALERT grant is competitively awarded to non-profit organizations capable of delivering an established curriculum to emergency responders.

Funding: Based on the amount recovered from prior year grant awards

Examples: Direct delivery training on crude oil, ethanol, and other flammable liquids by rail; web-based training for volunteer or remote emergency responders

Updated: Friday, July 19, 2019