* WHO :* WVU officials; Morgantown police, fire and public works departments; representatives from the Morgantown Utility Board, Monongalia County EMS , state Division of Highways; other groups 

* WHAT :* The National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center at Texas A&M University will conduct a terrorism incident response workshop for invited participants. The workshop is closed to the general public.  

* WHEN :* Tuesday-Thursday, June 13-15, 9 a.m.4 p.m.  

* WHERE :* American Red Cross office, 1225 Pineview Drive , Morgantown (free parking available in rear of building)  

* DETAILS :* Media coverage of the workshop is welcome. Contact Kim Carr on location, or 304-293-3031, ext. 2612 for assistance.  


Participants will receive training in responding to terrorism, including chemical, biological, radiological/nuclear incidents and those involving explosives. They will learn how to assess vulnerabilities, cope with emergencies and support recovery operations. The training session is sponsored by the West Virginia Local Technical Assistance Program (WV LTAP ) based in WVU ’s College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, and the Monongalia County Office of Emergency Management. WV LTAP is part of the national Local Technical Assistance Program, created by the Federal Highway Administration to provide information and guidance for managing roadway and street infrastructure.