Bruning Grain & Feed - Bruning - Executive Summary
1. Facility Policy: The owners, management and employees of Bruning Grain & Feed 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 department and law enforcement personnel to mitigate any release to residents and the environment of our community. |
2. Facility Information: The primary activity at the facility is wholesaling of grains, and the operation of country grain elevator. Bruning Grain & Feed, Inc. has operated this facility for over 50 years. The maximum amount of anhydrous ammonia stored at this location is 104,900 pounds.
3. Worst-Case Release Scenario and Alternative Release Scenario:
a. The worst-case release scenario would be the total release of the anhydrous ammonia from our major storage tank. The distance to the endpoint would be approximately 2.6 miles.
b. The alternative release scenario is a release from a break in a tran
sfer hose. The distance to the endpoint would be approximately 0.3 mile.
c. Administrative controls are through our operating procedures, training, maintenance, and audit programs.
4. Accidental Release Prevention Program: The facility has implemented the provisions of "Safety Requirements for the Storage and handling of Anhydrous Ammonia, K-61", published by the American National Standards Institute, Inc. During periods of non operation local law enforcement personnel and our personnel make unscheduled inspections of the facility. Anything out of the ordinary is reported to our 24 hour number and appropriate action is taken.
5. Five Year Accident History: There have been no accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia during the past five years that have caused any deaths,injuries, or significant property damage at this facility, nor to our knowledge, have resulted in off-site deaths,injuries, evacuations, sheltering in place, property damage, or environmental damage.
. Emergency Response Program: Our facility has coordinated with the local responders and we do not plan to have our employees respond to a major release.
7. Planned Changes to Improve Safety: Review of procedures and adding an eye wash station.
8. For additional information contact:
Mr. Jerry Lindstrom
Bruning Grain & Feed Co., Inc.
P. O. Box 67
Bruning, NE 68322