Mergency Services Management Advanced Interactions of Hazardous Materials –

In this portion of your assessment you will put together a 5 paragraph essay. Your essay should include a clear introduction, a three paragraph body, and a conclusion. You can include more than 5 paragraphs if you prefer. Paragraphs should be of substantial length. You should also use the reading materials and consider using additional background materials to support your argument. Materials should be cited using APA formatting style to include in-text citations and a reference list. You should also paraphrase information obtained from outside sources; that is, use your own words. Do not just paste in materials from outside sources. Limit directly quoted materials to no more than 3 sentences for the entire essay and always use quotation marks for items pasted in from outside sources.

Review the materials presented on the DOTi??s web page regarding the Emergency Response Guide. In a 5 paragraph argumentative essay, argue one of the two following points:

The ERG is the most important source of information available to an Emergency Manager in having to deal with a hazardous substance release scenario such as a release of chorine gas being released from a railcar containing liquefied chlorine gas having a 90 Ton capacity.

or

The ERG is not the most important source of information available to an Emergency Manager in having to deal with a hazardous substance release scenario such as a release of Chorine gas being released from a railcar containing liquefied chlorine gas having a 90 Ton capacity.

Bevelacqua, A. S. (2006). Hazardous materials chemistry (2nd ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning.