FARMERS UNION OIL Co OF WILTON - Executive Summary
The owners, management and employees of the Farmers Union Oil Co. of Wilton are committed to providing a safe workplace free of accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia. Health, safety and environmental compliance are a fundamental part of every employee's job. It is a facility policy to adhere to applicable Federal, State and Local laws and to implement appropriate controls to prevent accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia with it's Emergency Response Plan and is prepared to work with the local Fire Department, the Local Emergency Planning Committee and other authorities to control and mitigate the release and minimize the impact of the release to employees, the environment and the general public. |
The primary activity at this facility ( the stationary source ) is the storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia for direct sale to farmers. The maximum stored quantity of anhydrous ammonia for direct sale to farmers. The maximum stored quantity of anhydrous ammonia is approximately 1
49,280 pounds stored in 1/30,000gal storage tanks. The maximum fill level of the tank(s) is 85% of the total tank(s) capacity, which is controlled by a liquid level gauge.
The worst case scenario would be the release of the total contents of a storage tank release as a gas over 10 minutes. The maximum quantity released would be 149,280, which represents the volume of storage at 85% of capacity as limited by design standards.
The distance to the endpoint is 4.4 miles.
The alternate release scenario involves the release of anhydrous ammonia from a 95 pounds.
The facility complies with the EPA's accidental release prevention requirements and applicable State and Local codes and regulations.
There have been no accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia in the past 5 years that: Have caused any deaths, injuries, or significant property damage at the facility. Nor to our knowledge, have resulted in offsite deaths, injuries, and evacuations, sheltering in place, property damage or envir
The facility has a written emergency response action plan, provided local authorities the plan and SARA Title III, and includes pre-emergency planning and employee training.
Safety improvement is an ongoing process at the facility. Periodic evaluations are performed to assess the maintenance of safe conditions. There are zero additional specific anhydrous ammonia safety recommendations for implementation at this time.