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Risk Management Plan - Executive Summary 
1. Our facility policy 
The owners, management, and employees of Ag Partners,LLC   Hartley are    
committed to the prevention of any accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia. 
If an accidental release should occur, our 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 
   The primary activity of our facility is the storage of anhydrous ammonia for 
sale to farmers. 
   Anhydrous ammonia is received, stored, and distributed for direct application 
as a crop production nutrient. 
   The maximum quantity stored would be 80,650 pounds in our 18,000 gal.   
storage tank. 
3. The worst case release scenario and the alternate release scenario. 
A. The worst case release scenario would be the release of the entire contents of  
of our storage tank released as a gas over 10 minutes. The maximum quantity 
   released would be 
pounds, which represents the volume of the storage tank at 87% 
   capacity as limited by design standards. The distance to toxic endpoint is 4.2 miles. 
B. The alternative release scenario based on the most likely potential  incident 
   is a release from a break in a transfer hose. The distance to toxic endpoint is 0.3 mile. 
4. Accidental release prevention program. 
   Our facility has implemented the provisions of  " Safety requirements for the  
   Storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia ,K61.1" published by the American 
   National Standard Institute (ANSI) and the Standards of the Occupational  Safety 
   and Health  Administration  (OSHA) 29 CFR 1910.111 " Storage and Handling 
   of  Anhydrous Ammonia." 
5. The five year accident history. 
   There have been no accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia in the past five 
   years  that: have caused any deaths, injuries, evacuations, sheltering in place, property 
   or environmental  damage. 
6. The emergency response program. 
   Our facility has: 
A. A writte 
n action plan, in accordance with OSHA Standard  CFR 1910.38 
B. Provided state and local authorities the Emergency Planning and  Right 
       to Know information as required under Sara title III (EPCRA). 
7. Planned changes to improve safety. 
            Safety improvement is an on-going process at our facilities. Periodic evaluations 
       are performed to assess the maintenance of safe conditions. There are no additional 
       specific anhydrous ammonia safety recommendations for implementation at this  
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