Mayport Farmers Coop- Mayville Elevator - Executive Summary
Mayport Famers operates three anhydrous ammonia storage and transfer facilities. These facilities are located at Portlaand Junction ND, SW Portland ND, and NE Mayville ND. Anhydrous ammonia is a vital part of our farming culture, farmers use anhydrous ammonia as an input improve crop quality and yield. While accidents can happen at any type of storage facility, Mayport Farmers Coop takes steps to insure that this material is handled in the safest manner. Mayport Farmers Coop trains its employees in the most recent tecniques developed by the ammonia industry to insure employee and environmental safety. Training is held on an annual basis and is coordinated with |
two local fire departments in the area. Portland Fire Department and Mayville Department . In addition, a local emergency response plan has been coordinated with the local fire departments and county emergency planning commitee for the unlikely event of a leak. Mayport Farmers coop has never had an accidental release of anhydrous ammonia. To insure that this excellent record continues Mayport Farmers coop maintains it's equipment with public and environmental safety in mind, replacing equipment with only approved parts. Inspections are conducted to insure that all equipment remains in good repair.
Mayport Farmers coop's main concern is safety and will continue to take steps to insure that this material is handled in the safest possible manner.