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The Environmental Emergency Response Section is very active with homeland security. As we have learned by past events, a disaster can strike without warning. The section's goal is to be prepared for such an event.

Weapons of Mass Destruction-related Training | Weapons of Mass Destruction Detection Equipment |
Additional Resources for Missouri Homeland Security | Additional Resources for Federal Homeland Security |
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Weapons of Mass Destruction-related Training

The Environmental Emergency Response State On-Scene Coordinators, located throughout Missouri, have completed more than 100 hours of weapons of mass destruction-related training. In addition to internal training conducted by the department, highly technical training includes:

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Weapons of Mass Destruction Detection Equipment

In addition to training, the Environmental Emergency Response Section has acquired weapons of mass destruction detection equipment, such as instrumentation to detect radiation, biological/chemical nerve and blister agents. Additional equipment includes:

In the event of a homeland security threat, the department can use its training and equipment to aid Missouri's existing 28 Homeland Security Hazardous Materials Teams and help better serve and protect the citizens of Missouri and its natural resources.

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Additional Resources for Missouri Homeland Security

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Additional Resources for Federal Homeland Security

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