Ammonia Week in Review | August 9, 2013

August 9th, 2013 | , , ,

It was a very busy week for ammonia in the world news. We’ve summarized it in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

Ammonia Leak Sickens 17 at Schneider’s Dairy – Several people were sickened and taken to a hospital as a precaution after an ammonia leak was reported Monday at Schneider’s Dairy. Officials said Pennsylvania American Water crews shut off water while they were digging in the area. It also cut off water to the Schneider’s plant, which builds up ammonia pressure, and some ammonia leaked. Seventeen people were treated, and 11 were taken to the hospital as a precaution […keep reading]

250 Workers of Sugar Factory in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv Evacuated after Ammonia Leak – Over 250 workers of the Sugar Factory – Plovdiv AD company in Bulgaria’s southern city of Plovdiv were evacuated Wednesday after a breakdown and an ammonia leak. The breakdown occurred at the chocolate production unit at a time when there were 60 workers in the hall, according to Petar Staykov, CEO of the plant, as cited by the Focus news agency. Some 150 liters of ammonia leaked as a result of the breakdown […keep reading]

Five People Killed in Ammonia Blowout at Stirol Concern in Horlivka – Five people were killed in an ammonia blowout at the No. 1 Plant of PJSC Stirol Concern (Horlivka, Donetsk region), the prosecutor’s office in Donetsk region has told Interfax-Ukraine […keep reading]

Hazmat Team Responds to Smell of Ammonia at Burlingame Business – A San Mateo County hazardous materials team responded to a business in Burlingame Sunday morning, a fire department dispatcher said. A smell of ammonia was reported at a business on Burlway Road near U.S. Highway 101 just before noon, the dispatcher said. No injuries were reported, and the scene was cleared by 1:30 p.m., the dispatcher said […keep reading]

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