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New EPA administrator is a certified HazMat manager

As a trucking trial attorney occasionally representing truck drivers who are injured as well as others who are injured by by truckers, I have been fascinated by the stories I hear from HazMat drivers about the dangers they face every day. Those folks ought to qualify for combat pay.

Lisa P. Jackson has been selected as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the upcoming Obama administration. She has served as commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and worked for 16 years in the Superfund Program at EPA. She earned the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager credential from the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management.

Ken Shigley is a trial attorney in Atlanta, Georgia who has been listed as a “Super Lawyer” (Atlanta Magazine), among the “Legal Elite” (Georgia Trend Magazine), and in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (Martindale). He served as chair of the Southeastern Motor Carrier Litigation Institute, is on the National Advisory Board for the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, and is a frequent national seminar speaker for the Interstate Trucking Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. A Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, he was a faculty member for ten years at the Emory University Law School Trial Techniques Program.

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