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Northeast Waste Water Treatment Plant

Parent Companies:
EPA Facility ID:
100000051347
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
1201 Lajaunie Road
Lafayette, LA 70501
County:
LAFAYETTE
Lat / Long:
30.283, -91.976 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Photo
Description:
Center of Facility
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Lafayette Utilities System
Phone:
(337) 291-5922
Address:
P.O. Box 4017-C
Lafayette, LA 70502
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Craig Gautreaux
Title:
Water/Waste Water Operation Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
Todd Guidry
Title:
Wastewater Operations Supervisor
Phone:
(337) 291-5950
24-hour phone:
(337) 852-1046
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(337) 291-5959
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Lafayette Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
2
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:
May 9, 2012
Inspecting Agency:
EPA
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Removal of Chlorine
RMP ID:
1000045154
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Sewage Treatment Facilities (22132)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Sulfur dioxide (anhydrous)
7446-09-5
16,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Chlorination of Water
RMP ID:
1000045155
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Sewage Treatment Facilities (22132)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Chlorine
7782-50-5
20,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Oct. 17, 2013
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000036863

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
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:

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Public OCA Chemical (in Removal of Chlorine)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
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 Removal of Chlorine)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.50
Stability class:
F
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
Public OCA Chemical (in Chlorination of Water)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.50
Stability class:
F
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

Removal of Chlorine, Sewage Treatment Facilities (22132)
Prevention Program ID:
1000030080
Safety Review Date
Aug. 22, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • NFPA 58
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
  • Corrosion
  • Equipment failure
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
  • Perimeter Monitors
Changes since PHA
  • None Recommended
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
June 23, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Feb. 15, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
July 18, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
July 25, 2013, 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
Aug. 22, 2012
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
Chlorination of Water, Sewage Treatment Facilities (22132)
Prevention Program ID:
1000030079
Safety Review Date
March 12, 2012, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
, since latest RMP submission
Safety Regulations
  • NFPA 58
Hazards Identified
  • Toxic Release
  • Corrosion
  • Equipment failure
  • Hurricanes
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Emergency Power
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
  • Perimeter Monitors
Changes since PHA
  • None Recommended
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
June 23, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
Feb. 15, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
July 18, 2012, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
Aug. 28, 2013, 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
Aug. 22, 2012
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:
Yes
Inform. Procedures in Response Plan:
No
Emergency Care in Response Plan:
Yes
Plan Review Date:
Response Training Date:
Feb. 15, 2012
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(337) 291-8653
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
Yes
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
No
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
No
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

The accidental release prevention policy at this facility is proper employee training and tank handling procedures during transfer, connection and disconnection of chlorine and sulfur dioxide storage tanks; also training in proper maintenance of storage and process equipment. The emergency response policy is to determine the nature of the release, and if it is severe enough to call 911 and notify HAZMAT and wait for them to respond, if it is a minor leak plant personnel will repair the leak themselves.



The stationary source consists of ten (10) one (1) ton cylinders of chlorine, and eight (8) one (1) ton cylinders of sulfur dioxide.



Proper training of operators and maintenance personnel prevents accidental release and chemical specific hazards.



There have been no accidents at the facility in the past five years.



The emergency response program for the facility is based on HAZWOPER guidelines. All operators and maintenance personnel are properly trained in how to handle emergencies related to a release of chlorine. Some changes that have been planned to improve safety is labeling all process equipment that contains chlorine and sulfur dioxide.