Food manufacturers using anhydrous ammonia
as a refrigerant must comply with specific EPA and OSHA regulations that require the development and implementation of detailed plans to prevent the release of these substances, and to report and manage them when they occur.
has been ruled out as a cause because the four storage tanks remained intact after the blast, says Rachel Moreno, a spokeswoman for the Texas Fire Marshal's Office.
While the state agency didn't fine the plant for not filing the anhydrous ammonia
tanks permit, the facility was fined $2,300 in 2006 by the U.
According to NDDA, anhydrous ammonia
is used more than any other nitrogen fertilizer source in the state's agriculture.
More than 2,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia
leaked when an ammonia line ruptured at the Coors Brewing Co.
2]O emissions after application of either urea or anhydrous ammonia
Around 200 people wer e evacuated and roads cordoned off as harmful anhydrous ammonia
poured from a coolant tank at an Iceland distribution centre in Cheshire.
Around 200 people were evacuated and roads closed off as harmful anhydrous ammonia
was spewing from a coolant tank at a Merseyside Iceland distribution centre.
Charles residents were evacuated on Friday afternoon as the fire threatened anhydrous ammonia
is a main ingredient in most fertilizers used on wheat.
According to the report, wholesale prices for anhydrous ammonia
in the Corn Belt have declined from the $1,000 per-ton- plus range to the $500 range.
The most issues, for federal inspectors, revolve around the handling of anhydrous ammonia
, a refrigerant used to keep the ice cream and other frozen desserts cold.
The tank and plumbing were found to be at risk of rupturing and releasing a cloud of toxic anhydrous ammonia
into the air, he said.
Prominent ag products on the list include anhydrous ammonia
, ammonium nitrate, acrolein, acetylene, difluroethane, ethane, ethylene, ethylene oxide, formaldehyde, hydrogen chloride, isobutane, isopentane, isopropylamine, propane and trinitrophenol.
Not only has the TVA been given all but a complete pass by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in all these years--meaning that workers are exposed to unconscionable levels of friable asbestos, beryllium, arsenic, and other life-threatening substances--but upper management erected a large tank farm to hold tens of thousands of gallons of anhydrous ammonia