The Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) and the Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance (OTA) are launching a program to reduce the risk of severe weather-related industrial accidents by incorporating toxics use reduction into emergency preparedness and hazard mitigation planning. The aim is to make our region more capable of addressing climate change-related disasters by providing critical information needed for targeted planning. In September 2017, CMRPC and OTA will host a training event to help communities and public/private sector facilities better understand, evaluate, and manage local chemical hazards. We will review basic strategies, cost effective solutions, and other tools for improving chemical safety and emergency planning.

The following questions are designed to gather a baseline of your needs and understanding of chemical management and emergency preparedness to withstand extreme storm events. Your responses will help inform the development of our first training. All replies will be kept confidential. Contact information you provide will only be used should you want to learn more about trainings, free and confidential technical assistance, or other resources available through CMRPC and OTA.
This survey should take ~5 minutes. Please forward this survey to other groups or individuals within your network we may have missed. (i.e. water treatment, wastewater treatment, etc.)

Thank you for participating in our project. 
Staff Contact
Hoamy Tran, CMRPC, / Adam Menard, CMRPC,
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