Del Don Chemical Company - Executive Summary

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D & D, Incorporated 
Del Don Chemical Company Facility 
1.    Facility Accidental Release Policy 
The owners, management, and employees of D & D, Incorporated, Del Don Chemical  
Company facility (herein referred to as the Facility) at 9245 Highway 33, Westley,  
California, 95387 are committed to the prevention of any accidental release 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.  A detailed emergency response plan has  
been developed and will be implemented in the event of an accidental release. 
2.    Facility Information 
? The primary activity at the Facility is the storage and sale of fertilizer. 
? Anhydrous ammonia is received, stored, and distributed for direct application. 
? Anhydrous ammonia is received by tanker truc 
k and stored in 1 above ground  
tank at the site.  The maximum quantity of anhydrous ammonia handled is  
54,250 pounds. 
3.    The Worst-Case Release Scenario and Alternative Release Scenario 
   a.  Anhydrous Ammonia Worst-Case and Alternative Release Scenarios   
The worst-case release scenario is failure of the largest storage tank when filled to  
the greatest amount would release 54,250 pounds of anhydrous ammonia, which  
represents the volume of the largest storage tank at 85% capacity as limited by  
regulations.  The distance to the endpoint (point of dispersion to 200 ppm) is 1.71  
miles. The alternative release scenario, based on the five-year accident history (or  
the most likely potential incident) is a release from a 3 inch diameter hose.  The  
distance to the endpoint (point of dispersion to 200 ppm) is 1.20 miles. 
4.    Accidental Release Prevention Program 
Anhydrous Ammonia:  The Facility has implemented the provisions of the  
"Safety Requirements for Storage and Handli 
ng of Anhydrous Ammonia, K- 
61.1", published by the American National Standards Institute, Inc.; California  
Code of Regulations, Title 8, Subchapter 1, "Unfired Pressure Vessel Safety  
Orders"; and the standards of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health  
Administration (OSHA), 29 CFR 1910.111, "Storage and Handling of Anhydrous  
5.    Five-year Accident History 
? There have been no accidental releases or near misses of anhydrous or  
regulated pesticides in the past five years that: 
    have caused any deaths, injuries, or significant property damage at the  
facility; nor 
    have resulted in off-site deaths, injuries, evacuations, sheltering in place,  
property  damage, or environmental damage. 
6.    The Emergency Response Program 
The facility's emergency response program was written in accordance with the  
following regulations: 
    *    OSHA 29 CFR 1910.38; 
    *    OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120; and 
    *    Section 25503, Division 6.95 of the California Health and Safety Code 
7.    Planned C 
hanges to Improve Safety 
Safety improvement is an on-going process at the facility.  Periodic evaluations  
are performed to assess the maintenance of safe conditions.  There are no  
additional specific planned changes to the anhydrous ammonia process at the  
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