With more and more oil trains moving through Oregon, including Central Oregon, and growing concerns about public safety, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden will meet on May 23 at 1:30pm with local, state and federal officials, including first responders. Among the federal officials expected to attend is the western region director, office of hazardous materials safety, pipeline and hazardous materials safety administration.
Who: Oregon Senator Ron Wyden; Sean Lynum, Western Region Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration; Representatives of Central Oregon fire departments, Oregon emergency management and the Federal Railroad Administration
What: Roundtable discussion with local, state and federal officials about the increase in oil trains passing through Central Oregon.
When: 1:30pm May 23, 2014
Where: Bend Fire Department Training Center