Camp Douglas Farmers Co-op - Executive Summary

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Camp Douglas Farmers Co-op 
130 State Hwy 12 & 16 
Camp Douglas, WI 54618 
For further information contact: David Barnharst, General Manager 
Risk Management Plan - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 
1. The Facility Policy 
The owners, management, and employees of Camp Douglas Farmers Co-op are committed to the prevention of any accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia. If an accidental release should occur, the facility is prepared to work with the local fire department, or other authorities, to mitigate any release and minimize the impact of the release to people and the environment. 
2. Facility Information 
7 The primary activity at the facility is the storage and blending of fertilizers for sale to farmers. 
7 Anhydrous ammonia is received, stored, and distributed for both direct application and for blending into mixed-grade fertilizers for crop production nutrients. 
7 The maximum quantity stored would be 140,000 pounds in our 30,000 gallon storage tank.  
3. The worst-case release scenario an 
d the alternate release scenario. 
A. The worst-case release scenario would be the release of the total contents of a storage tank released as a gas over 10 minutes. The maximum quantity released 140,000 pounds, which represents the volume of the largest storage tank at 85 percent capacity as limited by design standards. The distance to endpoint (point of dispersion to 200 ppm) is 1.5 miles. 
B. The alternative release scenario is a release from the break in a transfer hose. The distance to endpoint (point of dispersion to 200 ppm) is .7 miles. 
4. The accidental release prevention program. 
The facility has implemented the provisions of "Safety Requirements for the storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia, K-61.1", published by the American National Standards Institute, Inc., and the standards of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 29 CFR 1910.111, "Storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia". 
5. The Five-year Accident History 
This facility has had no acci 
dents in the last five years. 
6. The emergency response program 
The facility has: 
A. a written emergency action plan, in accordance with OSHA standard, 29 CFR 1910.38. 
B. Provided state and local authorities the emergency planning and community right-to-know information as required under SARA Title III (EPCRA). 
C. A written emergency response program, in accordance with OSHA standard, 29 CFR 1910.120, including pre-emergency planning and employee training. 
7. Planned changes to improve safety. 
Safety improvement is an on-going process at the facility. Periodic evaluations are performed to access the maintenance of safe conditions. There are no additional specific anhydrous ammonia safety recommendations for implementation at this time.
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