Students receive training on natural gas safety

4 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, January 12 2016 Jan 12, 2016 Tuesday, January 12, 2016 3:21:00 PM CST January 12, 2016 in News
By: Eric Yount, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Ridgeway Elementary School students got an up close look at the natural gas industry and learned how to recognize and respond to a natural gas leak.

Ameren Missouri provided presentations to more than 230 students Tuesday and Jan. 8 in an effort to educate them on natural gas awareness and safety.

Students were able to ask an Ameren representative their questions and inspect a gas pipeline that is used by Ameren. Dennis Bennett, Ameren's supervisor of damage prevention and public awareness for gas operations, made the presentations.

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