Ammonia Week in Review | November 30, 2012

November 30th, 2012 |

Here’s the weekly recap of the latest news worthy stories related to ammonia:

Ammonia Leak on the Bayfront Causes Some Tight Chests – Trident Seafoods on Newport’s Bayfront reported an ammonia line failure in one of their surge systems Tuesday, causing an ammonia gas leak about mid-building at around 12 noon […keep reading]

Yuma Ammonia Plant Fire, One Injured – Rural Metro says a fire broke out at an ammonia plant on the east side of Yuma. Fire officials tell KSWT News 13 that one person who has been transported to a local hospital. […keep reading]

Ammonia Refrigeration Standards Under Public Review – A sixth public review of draft standard IIAR 5-201x, Start-up and Commissioning of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Mechanical Refrigerating Systems is now open for public review of the substantive changes resulting from the fifth public review. The International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) invites you to make comments […keep reading]

EPA Settles With Ammonia Facility Over Risk Management Violations – Olympic Fruit Company failed to meet risk management requirements under the Clean Air Act, according a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As part of the settlement, the company will pay a penalty of $33,964 and upgrade its safety equipment. […keep reading]

Gavilon Fire Could Have Been Worse – A large natural gas pipeline, a railcar full of anhydrous ammonia and hundreds of thousands of bushels of corn could have added up to a serious fire. Instead, firefighters and railroad employees were able to […keep reading]

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