Lebanon Elevator - Executive Summary

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Midway CO-OP 
For further information contact: Stanley Herredsberg, Branch Manager or Aaron Hackerott, Safety 
Risk Management Plan - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 
1.  The facility Policy 
   The owners, management, and employees of Lebanon Elevator 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 farmers. 
   -Anhydrous ammonia is received, stored, and distributed for both direct 
application and for blending into mixed-grade fertilizers for crop production. 
   -The maximum quantity stored would be 78,795 pounds in our 
one - 18,000 gallon storage tank.  The maximum quantity handled 
would be the unloading of a tractor trailer h 
olding 48,000 pounds. 
3.  The worst - case release scenario and the alternative release scenario. 
   a.  The worst - case release scenario would be the release of the total contents of 
storage tank released as a gas over 10 minutes.  The maximum quantity released would be 
78,795 pounds, which represents the volume of the storage tank at 85 percent 
capacity as limited by design standards.  The distance to the endpoint (point of dispersion 
to 200 ppm) is 1.89 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 0.83 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 Saf 
ety and 
Health Administration (OSHA), 29 CFR. 1910.111, Storage and handling of anhydrous 
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, 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 
   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 
ent is an on-going process at the facility.  Periodic 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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