Ammonia Week in Review | December 16, 2022

December 16th, 2022 | ,


Cash Penalties Steal the Headlines in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review

Waffle Factory Leaked Toxic Gas into CA Neighborhood, Officials Say – A subcontractor on a scissor lift damaged a pipe that began releasing anhydrous ammonia, a gas that can cause serious injury or death if inhaled, into the surrounding neighborhood on Jan. 22, 2021, according to a Dec. 9 news release from the Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office. […keep reading]

Sunnyside Zero Storage, LLC of Sunnyside, WA penalized $61,500 for Hazardous Chemical Violations – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Sunnyside Zero Storage, LLC of Sunnyside, Washington, for violations of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act due to the company’s failure to report storage of ammonia at its facility. The company agreed to pay a $61,500 penalty. […keep reading]

A Russian Spacecraft Started Leaking Uncontrollably on Wednesday Night – The leak appears to have originated in an external cooling loop located at the aft end of the Soyuz MS-22 spacecraft. […keep reading]


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