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Elastec and SWAT Consulting, Inc. make spill response history

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Elastec, one of the world’s leading spill response equipment manufacturers, and SWAT Consulting Inc., one of North Americas leading inland spill response professionals, join together to put on a monumental training workshop in Carmi, IL. The training program developed by Elastec and SWAT provided responders from all over the world with hands-on training to the highest levels. In these photos, spill response history was made when crews deployed over 1000’ feet of hard containment boom in a river that spans over 500’ wide and moving at over 2.5 mph with the use of only two (2) ELASTEC BoomVanes™ in 1.5 hours. This type of installment has never been completed and it proves that with the use of a limited amount of specialized equipment and trained responders, containment is possible on the largest of river systems. Congratulations to the students of the workshop on making spill response history.