Ammonia Week in Review | April 9, 2021


An ammonia release in Alabama prompts an evacuation in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

Ammonia Release Prompts Response at Koch Foods – Workers at the Koch Foods plant on Paden Road were evacuated briefly Thursday after an ammonia release at the chicken processing facility, according to Gadsden Fire Chief Wil Reed. […keep reading]

No One Injured when Semitractor-Trailer Carrying Anhydrous Ammonia Caught Fire in Lee County – Crews quickly arrived and extinguished the fire, which was confined to the tractor cab. […keep reading]

Waggaman Ammonia Plant Expected to Resume Production in Mid-April – Incitec Pivot Ltd (IPL) has provided an update on operations at its Waggaman ammonia plant in Louisiana, US. […keep reading]

Highway 52 Closed near Rickardsville for Crash Involving Anhydrous Truck – Traffic is being routed around a crash in Dubuque County for a crash involving hazardous materials, officials said on Monday. […keep reading]

Roanoke Building Evacuated over Ammonia Leak, No Injuries Reported – The Roanoke Fire-EMS crews responded to a hazardous materials incident Monday morning. […keep reading]

Multistar Pays $135,000 EPA Penalty for Violations of Ammonia Storage and Risk Management Rules – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached a settlement with Othello-based Multistar Industries, Inc. after the agencies found the company violated multiple chemical accident prevention provisions of the Clean Air Act meant to protect the public and first responders from dangerous chemicals. […keep reading]

Hazmat Responding to Ammonia Spill in Blue Ash – An ammonia spill at Michelman Chemical in Blue Ash prompted an emergency response Tuesday afternoon. […keep reading]

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