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Ecology department holding oil-by-rail workshops in Spokane

Local residents interested in shaping laws related to oil shipments through Washington can attend workshops Wednesday at the Department of Ecology’s Spokane office.

The first workshop addresses contingency planning for oil-by-rail shipments through the state. It runs from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

The second workshop addresses notification requirements of oil shipments by rail and pipeline, including how much information should be released to the public. That workshop runs from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

The Department of Ecology’s Spokane office is located at 4601 North Monroe Street.

For more information, visit http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/spills/rules/1513ov.html

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