Professional Development

July 27 & 31, 2015 Seattle, WA and Everett, WA

View the course flyer.

News Stories Associated with UW DEOHS Bakken Oil Transport Course:

  • KPLU: "Crude oil spill disaster classes offered as communites see increased oil train use" - View Story

  • Edmonds Beacon: "Fire district 1 hosts course on oil train risks, preparedness" - View Story

Other Recent Bakken Oil Transport News Stories:

  • Puget Sound Business Journal: "Washington state poised to become leader in oil train safety ahead of massive increase in traffic" - View Story
  • Seattle Magazine: "How oil trains through downtown Seattle could put us at risk" - View Story
  • The Seattle Times: "35,000 gallons of oil spills in Montana after train derailment" - View Story
  • The Seattle Times: "Oil-train-safety report: accident could be catastrophic for city" - View Story
  • The Seattle Times: "Train hauling crude from ND oil patch derails, catches fire" - View Story

WA Department of Ecology Oil Movement Map - View

WA Department of Ecology Spills Department - Movement of Oil Through Washington - visit website

City of Seattle Oil Train Safety - visit website

#UWBakkenOilSafety - A recap of the course in tweets and media