Ammonia Week in Review | March 26, 2021


A New Zealand meat processing plant has an ammonia release in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

Ammonia Leak Prompts Evacuation of Southland Meat Processing Plant – An ammonia leak resulted in a full evacuation at a Southland meat processing plant this afternoon. […keep reading]

Ammonia Chiller at Mount Boucherie Recreation Complex to be Replaced Thanks to Grant – The 21-year-old ammonia chiller at Mount Boucherie Recreation Complex will soon be replaced thanks to a $442,000 grant from the provincial government. […keep reading]

Ice Company Fined, Required to Remedy Clean Air Act Violations – J.P. Lillis Enterprises, Inc., D/B/A Cape Cod Ice, a cold storage warehouse and ice manufacturing facility that stores over 10,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia at its facility on the banks of the Seekonk River, was fined $90,000 an placed on federal probation for three years by a federal court judge in Providence today for repeatedly failing to implement a Risk Management Plan (RMP) to be executed in the event of an accidental release of anhydrous ammonia, an extremely hazardous substance. […keep reading]

Green is the New Gold for Province Resources – With what we’re doing, we’re never going to be the world’s biggest supplier of green hydrogen or green ammonia, but what we will do is help to displace, or at least limit, some of the current production of ammonia which generates 2-3% of the world’s greenhouse gases alone. […keep reading]

Astronauts are their Own—and Only—First Responders – Without ammonia, the system doesn’t cool the solar panels that generate the space station’s power. […keep reading]

Firefighters Called to Plant where Earlier Gas Leak Killed 6 – Hall County firefighters said they were called to the plant about 4 p.m. Thursday concerning an ammonia leak that may have happened around 9:30 a.m. […keep reading]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *