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Authorities Respond to an Ammonia Leak in Fresno

October 11th, 2012

Authorities responded to an ammonia leak this morning (10/11/12) that occurred at Golden State Vintners in Fresno, CA. The cause of the leak is unknown at this time, but the leak was significant enough for responders to evacuate the facility and redirect traffic.

2012 RETA National Conference & Heavy Equipment Show

October 9th, 2012

I hope you’re making plans to attend the 2012 RETA National Conference & Heavy Equipment Show. The conference is being held in San Antonio, TX, from November 6-9. The RETA conference is an exceptional event and includes: Four days of high quality refrigeration training More than 45,000 sq ft of exhibition space with providers from […]

Ammonia Week in Review | October 5, 2012

October 5th, 2012

As always, ammonia made the headlines this week. Here are some interesting (and in some cases strange) articles and blogs that hit the news this week. Suiza Dairy Fined by EPA Because of Ammonia Compliance Issues 6 Ways to Get Rid of Ammonia in Cloth Diapers Ammonia emissions from cattle urine and dung excreted on […]

Washington Facilities Face Huge Fines Due To Ammonia Compliance

October 2nd, 2012

Two facilities in Washington are facing huge fines due to risk management plan violations related to their ammonia refrigeration systems. As part of the settlements, Dovex Fruit Company will have to pay $134, 613 and Clasen Family Company will pay $17,030 in fines and another $58,800 in a supplemental environmental project. This serves as another […]

Introduction to Process Safety Video

August 23rd, 2012