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Nordic to hold 8th Annual Live Ammonia Release Drill and HAZMAT Training in Atlanta

Local Fire Departments and Industry Coordinate Live Ammonia Release Exercises

ATLANTA, August 31, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Cold Storage, LLC, a Southeast leader in temperature controlled supply chain services, is pleased to announce our 8th Annual Live Ammonia Release Drill and Hazmat Training Program to be held September 28 through September 30, 2009 in the metro Atlanta area. The program brings together industry and public sector personnel such as local Fire Departments and Hazardous Material teams responding to Anhydrous Ammonia Hazmat situations. The 8 hour classroom training will be presented at two locations; South of Atlanta at the Henry County Public Safety Building in McDonough; and North of Atlanta at the Roswell – Alpharetta Public Safety Training Center. The Live Release will be held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton. As a community service, free training will be provided to area fire departments and other public sector agencies. Last years program attracted over 200 participants from the cold storage industry and the public sector. This year more than 125 fire fighters representing 6-8 different fire departments are expected to attend.

This will be the eighth year that this program brings both fire fighters and industry participants together to jointly train in mixed teams to produce the best training available that addresses public concerns for possible ammonia release incidents. The cost for the training is $350 per private industry participant. For information on this training program, please contact Program Coordinator Leo Eleuterius at 770-448-7400 or leo.eleuterius@nordiccold.com

About Nordic Cold Storage, LLC
Nordic Cold Storage, LLC is a provider of dedicated cold chain distribution centers spanning the southeastern United States. All Nordic's warehousing, distribution, and transportation services are focused exclusively upon the cold chain. This density and focus enables Nordic to deliver exceptional value for customers. For more information on Nordic Cold Storage, LLC, our capabilities, or services, please visit us at our website http://www.nordiccold.com or call us at 770-448-7400.