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Pro-Boll Chemical & Fertilizer Co., Inc.

Parent Companies:
EPA Facility ID:
100000017965
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
Hwy 80
Delhi, LA 71232
County:
RICHLAND
Lat / Long:
32.462, -91.576 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Other
Description:
Other
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Pro-Boll Chemical
Phone:
(318) 878-2065
Address:
P.O. Box 804
Delhi, LA 71232
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Mark Riley
Title:
Owner/Manager
Email:

Emergency contact:

Name:
Mark Riley
Title:
Owner/Manager
Phone:
(318) 878-2065
24-hour phone:
(318) 722-6422
Ext or PIN:
Email:
N/A

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Richland Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
25
Covered by OSHA PSM:
No
EPCRA section 302:
Yes
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Oct. 2, 2003
Inspecting Agency:
Insurance Company
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Ammonia
RMP ID:
43698
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers (42469)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Ammonia (conc 20% or greater)
7664-41-7
65,104
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
West Central Environmental Consultants
Address:
P.O. Box 594
14 Green River Rd
Morris, MN 56267 -0594
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(320) 589-2039

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
May 6, 2004
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
No
RMP ID:
29986

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Source no longer uses any regulated substance
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: Worst-case

Some Risk Management Plan information is not provided in the available RMP data. You need to make an appointment at an EPA Reading Room In order to get access to details from the Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA) such as:

Instructions on how to make an EPA appointment can be found here.

Public OCA Chemical (in Ammonia)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Release duration (mins):
10.00
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.5
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Rural
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps

3. Toxics: Alternative release

Some Risk Management Plan information is not provided in the available RMP data. You need to make an appointment at an EPA Reading Room In order to get access to details from the Off-Site Consequence Analysis (OCA) such as:

Instructions on how to make an EPA appointment can be found here.

Public OCA Chemical (in Ammonia)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Wind speed (meters per sec):
3.00
Stability class:
D
Topography:
Rural
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Neutralization
  • Excess flow valve
  • Flares
  • Scrubbers
  • Emergency shutdown

4. Flammables: Worst-case

None

5. Flammables: Alternative release

None

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

No Prevention Program level 3

8. Prevention Program level 2

Ammonia, Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers (42469)
Prevention Program ID:
16749
Safety Review Date
Feb. 2, 2003, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • None
Hazards Identified
  • None
Process Controls
  • None
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • None
Training Type
  • Classroom
Competency Testing
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Jan. 29, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Jan. 29, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
Jan. 29, 2004, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
March 1, 2003, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Management of Change Review Date
Pre-startup Review Date
Compliance Audit Date
Jan. 30, 2004
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
None
Incident Investigation Date
None
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
None
Participation Plan Review Date
Hot Work Review Date
Contractor Safety Review Date
, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
, since latest RMP submission

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
Yes
Facility Own Response Plan:
No
Specific Facility Response Plan:
No
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
No
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
None
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(318) 878-3792
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
No
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
No
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary


Risk Management Plan (RMP) - Ammonia

Executive Summary

Pro Boll Chemical & Fertilizer Company

Delhi, Louisiana



1. Accidental Release Prevention and Emergency Response Policies

We at Pro Boll Chemical in Delhi, Louisiana are strongly committed to employee, public, and

environmental safety. This commitment is an inherent part of our comprehensive accidental release

prevention program that covers areas such as design, installation, operating procedures, maintenance,

and employee training associated with the processes at our facility. It is our policy to implement

appropriate controls to prevent possible releases of regulated substances. We coordinate our

response efforts with the Delhi Fire Department, which provides additional emergency response

expertise.



2. Stationary Source and Regulated Substances Handled

Our facility's primary activities include support services for crop production. We have anhydrous

ammonia stored in one 14,844 gallon tank at our facility in Delhi, Louisiana (Figure 1). The

maximum amount stored is 12,651.4 gallons (65,104 pounds) at 85% standard maximum storage

capacity.



3. Worst Case Release and Alternative Release Scenarios

4. General Accidental Release Prevention Program

Our facility has taken all the necessary steps to comply with the EPA's accidental release prevention

requirements as set forth in 40 CFR part 68. The following sections briefly describe the elements

of the release prevention program that is in place at our stationary source.



Process Safety Information

Pro Boll Chemical maintains a detailed record of safety information that describes the chemical

hazards, operating parameters, and equipment designs associated with all processes (Appendix E).



Process Hazard Analysis

Our facility conducts comprehensive studies to ensure that hazards associated with our processes a
re

identified and controlled effectively. Any findings from the hazard analysis are addressed in a timely

manner.



Operating Procedures

Pro Boll Chemical maintains written operating procedures to ensure that activities within our

covered processes are conducted safely. These procedures address various modes of operation; the

information is regularly reviewed and is readily accessible to operators involved in the processes

(Appendix B).



Training

Pro Boll Chemical has a comprehensive training program in place to ensure that employees who are

operating processes are competent in the operating procedures associated with these processes.



Mechanical Integrity

Pro Boll Chemical conducts documented maintenance checks on process equipment to ensure proper

operation. Maintenance checks are conducted by qualified personnel with previous training in

maintenance practices. Examples of process equipment that would receive maintenance checks

include: pressure vessels, storage tanks, piping systems, relief and vent systems, emergency

shutdown systems, controls, and pumps. Any equipment deficiencies identified by the maintenance

checks are corrected in a safe and timely manner (Appendix C).



Management of Change

Written procedures are in place at Pro Boll Chemical to manage changes in process chemicals,

technology, equipment, and procedures. Process operators, maintenance personnel or other

employees whose job tasks are affected by a modification in process conditions are promptly notified

of the modification and offered training to deal with it.



Pre-startup Reviews

Pro Boll Chemical routinely conducts pre-startup safety reviews related to new processes and

modifications in established processes. These reviews are conducted to confirm that construction,

equipment, and operating and maintenance procedures are suitable for safe startup prior to placing

equipment into operation.





Compliance Audits

Pro Boll Chemical conducts compliance aud
its on a regular basis to determine whether the plan's

provisions, set out under the 40 CFR part 68, are being implemented. Any non-compliance issue

discovered during the audit is promptly corrected.



Employee Participation

Pro Boll Chemical truly believes that process safety management and accident prevention is a team

effort. Company employees are strongly encouraged to express their views concerning accident

prevention issues and to recommend improvements. In addition, our employees have access to all

information created as part of the facility's implementation of the RMP, particularly information

resulting from process hazard analyses.



5. Five-year Accident History

Pro Boll Chemical has had an excellent record of preventing accidental releases over the last 5 years.

Due to our stringent release prevention policies, no accidental release has occurred during this

period.



6. Emergency Response Plan

Pro Boll Chemical maintains a written emergency action plan to deal with accidental releases of

hazardous materials. The plan addresses all aspects of emergency response including first aid and

medical treatment, evacuations, and in the event of an accidental release, Pro Boll Chemical will

contact local emergency response agencies and the public (Appendix A). Pro Boll Chemical

maintains a written emergency action plan which is coordinated with the local fire department and

the LEPC. The plan is intended to assist responding agencies to address all aspects of emergency

response including first aid and medical treatment, evacuations, and notification of local emergency

response agencies and the public.



7. Planned Changes to Improve Safety

We will continue to provide our employees with ongoing annual training to ensure that they are

current with all of the safe ammonia transfer and handling procedures, and provide regular inspection

and maintenance on all of the ammonia equipment. Authorized personnel will make changes to the


facility if any audits of the facility identify non-compliance with Section 112 (r)(7), Accidental

Release Prevention Requirements of the Clean Air Act.