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West Central AGRIService, LLC. - Pleasant Hill

Parent Companies:
Central Cooperatives, Inc.
MFA Incorporated
EPA Facility ID:
100000120825
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company #1 DUNS:
29950219
Parent Company #2 DUNS:
38401047

Location:

Address:
501 E. 58 Highway
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080
County:
CASS
Lat / Long:
38.782, -94.270 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Digital map source (TIGER)
Description:
Center of Facility
Horizonal accuracy:
m
Horizontal reference datum:
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
West Central AGRIService, LLC.
Phone:
(816) 297-4518
Address:
S. 71 Hwy.
RR#3, Box 335
Adrian, MO 64720
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Ben Griffith
Title:
General Manager
Email:

Emergency contact:

Name:
Steve Himmelberg
Title:
Facility Manager
Phone:
(816) 540-3006
24-hour phone:
(816) 540-5682
Ext or PIN:
8167975993
Email:

Other contacts:

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

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Mid-America LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
15
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:
March 8, 2001
Inspecting Agency:
Mo. Dept. of Agriculture
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Storage and Distribution
RMP ID:
34042
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
2
NAICS:
Farm Supplies Wholesalers (42291)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Ammonia (anhydrous)
7664-41-7
120,000
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Address:

,
Foreign Address:

Phone:

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
July 26, 2001
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
23856

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:

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

Public OCA Chemical (in Storage and Distribution)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
Model used:
Degadis Modeling
Release duration (mins):
10.00
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.5
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Urban
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 Storage and Distribution)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
Physical state:
Gas liquified by pressure
Model used:
Degadis Modeling
Wind speed (meters per sec):
3.00
Stability class:
D
Topography:
Urban
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms
  • Drains
  • Sumps
Active mitigation
considered:
  • Excess flow valve
  • Emergency shutdown
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Neutralization
  • Flares
  • Scrubbers

4. Flammables: Worst-case

None

5. Flammables: Alternative release

None

6. Five-year accident history

Feb. 28, 2000 at 03:55
ID:
3711
NAICS:
Farm Supplies Wholesalers (42291)
Duration:
20 minutes
Chemicals involved:
  • Ammonia (anhydrous)
Release events:
Liquid spills/evaporation
Weather conditions at time of event
Wind speed:
6.0 miles/h SE
Temperature:
34.00 ℉
Atmospheric stability:
E
Precipitation present:
No
Unknown weather conditions:
No
On-site impacts
Deaths of employees or contractors:
0
Deaths of public responders:
0
Deaths of public:
0
Injuries of employees or contractors:
0
Injuries of public responders:
0
Injuries of public:
0
Property damage:
$0
Known off-site impacts
Deaths:
0
Hospitalizations:
0
Medicals treatments:
0
Evacuated:
250
Sheltered-in-place:
1
Property damage:
$0
Environmental damage:
  • Soil Contamination
  • vapor release to the air
Initiating event:
Human Error
Contributing factors:
  • Vandalism
Off-site responders notified:
Notified and Responded
Changes introduced as a result of the accident:
  • Improved/upgraded equipment

7. Prevention: Program level 3

No Prevention Program level 3

8. Prevention Program level 2

Storage and Distribution, Farm Supplies Wholesalers (42291)
Prevention Program ID:
13085
Safety Review Date
Jan. 30, 2001
PHA Update Date
Safety Regulations
  • OSHA (Ammonia)
  • ANSI Standards
  • ASME Standards
Hazards Identified
  • None
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Excess Flow Device
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • None
Changes since PHA
  • Process Controls
Training Type
  • Classroom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Demonstration
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
May 16, 2001
Training Review Date
March 16, 2001
Maintenance Review Date
May 16, 2001
Maintenance Inspection Date
May 16, 2001
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Management of Change Review Date
Pre-startup Review Date
Compliance Audit Date
May 16, 2001
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
July 31, 2001
Incident Investigation Date
Feb. 28, 2000
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
July 1, 2000
Participation Plan Review Date
Hot Work Review Date
Contractor Safety Review Date
Contractor Safety Eval. Date

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:
March 16, 2001
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(816) 540-9108
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:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

Risk Management Plan - Executive Summary

Facility: West Central AGRIServices, LLC. - Pleasant Hill
Location: 501 E. 58 Hwy., Pleasant Hill, Mo.
Contact: Steve Himmelberg
Phone: 816-540-3006


1. The Facility Policy

West Central AGRIServices,LLC., and the employees of the West Central AGRIServices, LLC., of Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill Fire Department, and other authorities, to mitigate any release and minimize the impact of the release to people and the environment.

2. Facility Information

The primary activity is an agricultural supply center with sales of feed, seed, grain, agricultural chemicals and fertilizers. This RMP is for the storage and distribution to our farmer customers of anhydrous ammonia from the facility located on E. 58 Highway.

There are two storage tanks at this facility one 28,000 gallon capacity and one 18,000 gallon capacity. The maximum combined quantity stored in these two tanks would be 196,500 pounds. The maximum quantity in the largest storage tank would be 120,000 pounds at 85% capacity. The maximum quantity handled would be the unloading of a transport delivery truck holding approximately 50,000 pounds.

3. The worst-case and alternative release scenario.

a. The worst-case release scenario would be the release of the total contents of the largest storage tank released as a gas over 10 minutes. The maximum quantity released would be 120,000 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 2.32 miles.

b. The alternative release scenario based on the most likely potential incident is a release from a break in a 3? transfer hose during receiving operations. This release is assumed to last approximately 2 minutes before automatic or manual shut-of
f stops the flow. The maximum quantity release would be 26,640 pounds. The distance to the endpoint (point of dispersion to 200 PPM) is 1.2 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, 1989", published by The American National Standards Institute, Inc., and the standards of the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 29 CFR 1910.111, "Storage and handling of Anhydrous Ammonia".

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 1910.38;

b. provided State and Local authorities with 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.

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 anhydrous ammonia safety recommendations for implementation at this time.