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New Report Offers Insights for Emergency Responders on Chlorine Releases



FYI – The USFA email chain below has information for emergency responders on chlorine releases. Please consider forwarding it to your onsite emergency response personnel.

Thank you for participating in the Voluntary Protection Program.


"A report on test releases of liquefied compressed chlorine was published on Sept. 30 by Utah Valley University. Known as the “Jack Rabbit Project,” the multiagency chlorine release experiments were conducted in part to help emergency responders meet the planning, tactical and operational challenges of a catastrophic Toxic Inhalation Hazard release. Staff from the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy (NFA) participated in the project to identify training gaps and opportunities that the NFA’s hazardous materials curriculum can meet.

To learn more about the project's findings, including how long-practiced hazardous materials response strategies and tactics were validated..."

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