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BNSF Recognized for Promoting Chemical Transportation Emergency Preparedness Efforts

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) today announced that it has received the 2003 National Achievement Award from TRANSCAER®. TRANSCAER®, which stands for Transportation, Community Awareness and Emergency Response, is a nationwide community outreach program designed to promote chemical transportation emergency preparedness and awareness in communities. TRANSCAER® fosters partnerships among chemical producers, distributors, carriers, first responders and government agencies. According to TRANSCAER®, BNSF received this award because of its extensive training initiatives. Working in conjunction with federal agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, BNSF provided railroad emergency response and hazardous materials awareness training to more than 4,600 emergency responders in more than 20 states. Full Story

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