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Mid-American Energy Training Meeting

Mid-American Energy Training Meeting

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  Des Moines, IA (KICD) — An electric company that serves northwest Iowa is participating in educational meetings.
  Mid-American Energy Company is participating in several educational training meetings throughout Iowa to help prepare emergency responders and public officials on pipeline safety and damage prevention tactics. The 2014 Pipeline Awareness and Education Meetings are hosted by the Iowa Pipeline Association and are free to the public. There will be a meeting Jan. 28th at at 5:30, at the Emmetsburg campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. All emergency responders and public officials are encouraged to attend.

During the meetings, the Iowa Pipeline Association will conduct interactive scenarios, allowing attendees to practice and apply their emergency response knowledge to specific incidents, such as leak recognition, hazard awareness, damage prevention and basic pipeline safety strategies. Events around the state will be held from January through March, beginning at 5:30 p.m. A free dinner will be provided at each event.

Those interested can register for any one of the meetings at www.iowapipelinesafety.com.

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