WHITE CLOUD GRAIN CO., INC. - Leona - Executive Summary

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For further information contact: Tad Rankin, Plant Manager 
Risk Management Plan - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 
1.  The Facility Policy 
    The owners, management, and employees of White Cloud Grain Co., Inc. (Leona) 
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 
company, 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 at the facility is the storage and blending of fertilizers for 
sale to farmer. 
    - Anhydrous ammonia is received, stored, and distributed for both direct 
application and for blending into mixed-grade fertilizers for crop production nutrients. 
    - The maximum quantity stored would be 127,500 pounds in our  storage tanks. 
3.  The worst-case release scenario and the alternative release scenario 
    a.  The worst-case rel 
ease scenario would be the release of the total contents 
of a storage tank released as a gas over 10 minutes.  The maximum quantity released 
would be 76,500 pounds, which represents the volume of the largest storage tank at 
85 percent capacity as limited by design standards.  The distance to the endpoint 
(point of dispersion to 200 ppm) is 1.24 miles. 
    b.  The alternative release scenario based on the five-year accident history (or 
the most likely potential incident) is a release from a break in a transfer hose.  The 
distance to the endpoint (point of dispersion to 200 ppm) is .6 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 F 
ive-year Accident History  
    There have been no accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia in the past           
            five years that: 
    - have caused any deaths, injuries, or significant property damage at the  
      facility; nor 
    - to our knowledge, have resulted in offsite deaths, injuries, evacuations,  
      sheltering in place, property damage, or environmental damage. 
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.  Per 
iodic evaluations 
         are performed to assess the maintenance of safe conditions.  There are no  
    additional specific anhydrous ammonia safety recommendations for  
    implementation at this time.
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