Ammonia Week in Review | September 17, 2021

September 17th, 2021 | ,


The EPA settles with two Bakersfield facilities in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

EPA Announces Settlements with Two Bakersfield Facilities for Alleged Chemical Safety Violations – Four companies, including two with facilities in Bakersfield, reached a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for alleged violations of Clean Air Act chemical release prevention rules at anhydrous ammonia facilities. […keep reading here or here]

Auditing Elements: Mechanical Integrity (Part 7) – Here are some ideas for how to audit the mechanical integrity program. […keep reading]

Tyson Ammonia Leak Triggers Evacuation – The leak was discovered overnight at the beef processing facility and triggered an evacuation of residents, including 280 people at an RV park in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. […keep reading]

Suspected Ammonia Leak at Anglesey Factory Hospitalises Five People – The Environmental Protection Unit from Holyhead, two crews from Holyhead and a team from Bangor were called to a meat processing factory in Llangefni at shortly after 10am this morning to deal with the suspected leak. […keep reading]

Fire at Solorio and Sons Leads to Evacuation Order – Officials determined that ammonia on-site could cause a hazard. […keep reading]

EPA Slaps Hawaiian Ice with Big Fine following Major Ammonia Leak at Kalihi Facility – Officials said ammonia was released from the facility’s 6,500-pound ammonia refrigeration system in April 2017, causing more than 100 people from nearby businesses and watercrafts to evacuate the area. […keep reading]

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