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Ammonia Week in Review | May 17, 2013

May 17th, 2013

Some interesting stories and events made the cut in this week’s edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… Ammonia leak closes streets in Long Beach – Streets in a Long Beach neighborhood were closed early Monday after a cold storage facility in the area began leaking ammonia, authorities said. Firefighters received an alarm from the building in […]

Q&A | Ammonia Leaks and Coil Defrost

May 13th, 2013

Question: Is it good practice to put an air-cooling evaporator into a defrost cycle during an ammonia leak in the evaporator coil? Answer: In order to answer this question, we need to have a basic understanding of the four types of defrost available: 1. Water defrost; 2. Hot gas defrost; 3. Electric defrost; 4. Air defrost. […]

Ammonia Week in Review | May 10, 2013

May 10th, 2013

An ammonia leak in outer space, a semi truck colliding with a train, and some pretty bad parenting all make the cut in the latest edition of the Ammonia Week in Review… International Space Station Has Ammonia Leak in Cooling System – Crew members aboard the International Space Station are awaiting word on how to deal with […]

Ammonia Week in Review | May 3, 2013

May 3rd, 2013

Another busy week in the world of anhydrous ammonia. Take a closer look in the latest Ammonia Week in Review… Highway 10 Reopened After Ammonia Leak –Saskatchewan RCMP have reopened highway 10, three miles east of Balcarres. They say anhydrous ammonia, a potentially deadly gas was coming from a satellite tank owned by Blair’s Fertilizer […]

The Latest On What The EPA Has To Say About Emergency Response And Other RMP Related Topics

May 1st, 2013

US EPA Region 10 just released the May – June edition of their CHEMICAL EMERGENCY PREVENTION & PLANNING NEWSLETTER and you might be interested to hear what they have to say about your Emergency Response Program.  Below are highlights from the newsletter, or click here to view the entire newsletter. EPA recognizes that, in some cases […]