Chemical Hazmat Transport

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Sulfuric and hydrochloric acid, ammonia and chlorine are all dangerous, deadly substances routinely shipped by rail and trucks. And sometimes things go wrong. We discuss the safest ways to move hazardous materials.


Mark Abkowitz, Civil Engineering professor, Vanderbilt University; chairman, Visual Risk Technologies, Inc.

Bob Young, mayor, Augusta, Ga.

Edward Hamberger, president and CEO, Association of American Railroads



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