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Martin Underground Storage, Inc.

Parent Companies:
Martin Resource Management Corp.
EPA Facility ID:
100000148315
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
147111751
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
Hwy 147 S
Arcadia, LA 71001
County:
BIENVILLE
Lat / Long:
32.526, -92.909 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Photo
Description:
Plant Entrance (General)
Horizonal accuracy:
25 m
Horizontal reference datum:
North American Datum of 1983
Source map scale:
24000

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Martin Resource Management Corp.
Phone:
(903) 983-6200
Address:
PO Box 191
Kilgore, TX 75863
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
John Curtis
Title:
Terminal Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
John Curtis
Title:
Terminal Manager
Phone:
(318) 263-9535
24-hour phone:
(318) 263-8289
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(318) 263-9535
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Bienville Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
13
Covered by OSHA PSM:
Yes
EPCRA section 302:
No
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Sept. 27, 2011
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

Butane Storage
RMP ID:
1000058351
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (42471)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Butane
106-97-8
207,988,886
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Propane Storage
RMP ID:
1000058352
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (42471)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Propane
74-98-6
150,221,864
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No
Iso-Butane Storage
RMP ID:
1000058353
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
3
NAICS:
Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (42471)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Isobutane [Propane, 2-methyl]
75-28-5
111,582,187
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
Andrew Caskey
Address:
616 hwy 147
Arcadia, LA 71001
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(318) 263-9535

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
Oct. 13, 2014
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
5-year update (40 CFR 68.190(b)(1))
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000046821

Deregistration:

Date:
Effective Date:
Reason:
Other Reason:

2. Toxics: Worst-case

None

3. Toxics: Alternative release

None

4. Flammables: 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 Butane Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Propane Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls
Public OCA Chemical (in Iso-Butane Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Blast walls

5. Flammables: 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 Butane Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Fire wall
  • Blast walls
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve
Public OCA Chemical (in Propane Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Fire wall
  • Blast walls
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve
Public OCA Chemical (in Iso-Butane Storage)
CBI claimed:
No
Model used:
EPA's RMP*Comp(TM)
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Fire wall
  • Blast walls
  • Enclosures
Active mitigation
considered:
  • None
not considered:
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Deluge systems
  • Water curtain
  • Excess flow valve

6. Five-year accident history

No Registered Accidents

7. Prevention: Program level 3

Butane Storage, Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (42471)
Prevention Program ID:
1000048581
Safety Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
March 24, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overfilling
  • Equipment failure
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Grounding Equipment
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • Process Detection
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Jan. 31, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
Jan. 3, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Dec. 12, 2016
Management of Change Review Date
June 1, 2015
Pre-startup Review Date
Dec. 23, 2015
Compliance Audit Date
April 1, 2015
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 13, 2016
Incident Investigation Date
July 27, 2016
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Jan. 1, 2017
Participation Plan Review Date
April 1, 2015
Hot Work Review Date
May 14, 2015
Contractor Safety Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
March 7, 2016, since latest RMP submission
Propane Storage, Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (42471)
Prevention Program ID:
1000048582
Safety Review Date
March 24, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
March 24, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overfilling
  • Equipment failure
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Grounding Equipment
Mitigation Systems
  • None
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • Process Detection
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Jan. 31, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
Jan. 3, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Dec. 12, 2016
Management of Change Review Date
June 1, 2015
Pre-startup Review Date
Dec. 23, 2015
Compliance Audit Date
April 1, 2015
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 13, 2016
Incident Investigation Date
July 27, 2016
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Jan. 1, 2017
Participation Plan Review Date
April 1, 2015
Hot Work Review Date
May 14, 2015
Contractor Safety Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
March 7, 2016, since latest RMP submission
Iso-Butane Storage, Petroleum Bulk Stations and Terminals (42471)
Prevention Program ID:
1000048583
Safety Review Date
March 24, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Update Date
March 24, 2014, since latest RMP submission
PHA Techniques
  • What if
  • HAZOP
Hazards Identified
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Overfilling
  • Equipment failure
Process Controls
  • Relief Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Flares
  • Manual Shutoffs
  • Automatic Shutoffs
  • Alarms
  • Emergency Air Supply
  • Grounding Equipment
Mitigation Systems
  • Dikes
Monitoring Systems
  • Process Area
Changes since PHA
  • Process Detection
Training Type
  • Classrom
  • On the Job
Competency Testing
  • Written Test
  • Oral Test
  • Observation
Procedure Review Date
Jan. 31, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Training Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Maintenance Inspection Date
Jan. 3, 2017, since latest RMP submission
Equipment Tested
Yes
Management of Change Most Recent Date
Dec. 12, 2016
Management of Change Review Date
June 1, 2015
Pre-startup Review Date
Dec. 23, 2015
Compliance Audit Date
April 1, 2015
Compliance Audit Change Completion Date
Dec. 13, 2016
Incident Investigation Date
July 27, 2016
Incident Invest. Change Completion Date
Jan. 1, 2017
Participation Plan Review Date
April 1, 2015
Hot Work Review Date
May 14, 2015
Contractor Safety Review Date
April 1, 2015, since latest RMP submission
Contractor Safety Eval. Date
March 7, 2016, since latest RMP submission

8. Prevention Program level 2

No Prevention Program level 2

9. Emergency response

Facility In Community Plan:
No
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:
Jan. 1, 2009
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(318) 263-2116
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

Executive Summary



Accidental Release Prevention and Emergency Response Policies



Martin Operating Partnership L.P. (MOP) operates the Martin Underground Storage Facility (herein after referred to as the Facility or MUS). The facility handles substances considered hazardous by the U.S. EPA and has implemented a comprehensive accidental release prevention program that covers areas such as design, installation, operating procedures, maintenance, and employee training associated with the processes at the facility.



MUS complies with OHSA's Process Safety Management (PSM) rules in addition to the EPA's RMP rules. PSM requires that operating procedures be written and updated should any processes or equipment be changed. A management of change program is followed to ensure that all employees associated with the procedure or equipment change are made aware of the change. Additionally, the employees are trained on the procedures by competent staff.



In addition to training and procedures, the facility has installed redundant safety devices in the process to prevent releases from occurring should equipment fail. If an accidental release should occur, the facility is prepared to work with the Arcadia Fire Department, and other interested authorities, to mitigate any release and minimize the impact of the release to people and the environment.



Regulated Substances Handled



MUS handles Butane, Propane, Iso-Butane, and Refinery Grade Butane (RGB) which is considered to be Butane for the purposes of the RMP and PSM programs. The chemicals handled are transported to the facility via tanker truck and unloaded into pressurized storage tanks or from pumped from the rail facility to the injection pumps. From the tanks or the rail facility, the chemicals are transferred, via pumps, to underground storage caverns, also called salt dome caverns. The chemicals may also be transferred from the caverns to the storage tank and loaded onto tanker trucks to be transported
off site. The chemicals may also be transferred from the caverns to the rail facility.



General Accidental Release Prevention Program and Chemical Specific Prevention Steps



Butane, Propane and Iso-Butane are managed as required by the RMP Program 3 (or Subpart D) and OSHA's PSM program. Program 3 requires that MUS have the process safety information for the hazardous chemicals, conduct a process hazard analysis (PHA), create operating procedures, conduct training, implement a mechanical integrity program, implement a management of change program, conduct a pre-startup review, conduct compliance audits, conduct incident investigations, ensure employee participation, issue hot work permits, and include contractors in the release prevention program.



Process Safety information



Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are maintained on site and online and are readily available to any employee for review. The SDS contains all of the information required by 40 CFR ?68.65(b)(1)-(7).



Information pertaining to the technology of the process at MUS is contained in block flow diagrams (PFD) and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID). The chemistry of the substances stored, maximum inventory, safe upper and lower temperature, pressure, and flow limits, and the evaluation of the consequences of deviations are all maintained on site and are managed by the PSM Coordinator.



Process Hazard Analysis



A PHA was conducted and has been re-evaluated every 5 years. The PHA was and is conducted by qualified staff which consists of corporate Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) staff and on site staff. The methods utilized to complete the PHA have been what-if analyses and Hazard and Operability Study (HAZOP). Other methodologies as allowed by 40 CFR ?68.67b(1)-(7) may be used in future updates of the PHA if applicable.



Operating Procedures



Operating procedures are written by competent staff, such as facility managers or lead operators, which have experience on the pro
cedure. The procedures include all of the elements described in 40 CFR ?68.69(a)(1)-(3), are kept onsite and made available to any employee for review. The operating procedures are reviewed as needed or when a management of change occurs and are certified annually. Safe work practices have also been developed as required in 40 CFR ?68.69(d).



Training



Each new employee at Martin is trained according to his/her job role. Those employees at MUS undergo initial awareness training and also specific training on procedures if involved in operating a process. The employees are refreshed at least once every three years and their training is documented and kept on site for review.



Mechanical Integrity



Martin owns a Mechanical Integrity group that conducts all of the mechanical integrity inspections for the Martin Facilities. The process equipment described in 40 CFR ?68.73(a)(1)-(6) are inspected based on the written procedures developed by Martin or third party procedures (i.e. ASTM). Any deficiencies found by the mechanical integrity group that are outside acceptable limits are corrected before further use or in a safe and timely manner when necessary means are taken to assure safe operation.



Management of Change



Written procedures have been developed to manage changes to operating procedures, process equipment, chemicals, technology, process safety information,; and, changes to stationary sources that affect a covered process. The procedures ensure that the considerations found in 40 CFR ?68.75(b)(1)-(5) are addressed prior to any change.



Those employees affected by the change are notified and trained on the change prior to start-up of the process or affected part of the process.



Pre-Startup Review



Pre-startup safety reviews will be conducted prior to any new stationary sources or any modified stationary sources, when those modifications are significant enough to require a change in the process safety information, are started. The pre-st
artup safety review confirms that prior to the introduction of regulated substances to a process: construction and equipment is in accordance with design specifications; safety, operating, maintenance, and emergency procedures are in place and are adequate; for new sources, a PHA has been performed and recommendations have been resolved or implemented before startup; and modified sources meet the requirements contained in the management of change; training of each employee involved in operating the process has been completed.



Compliance Audits



Compliance audits are conducted once every three years to verify that procedures and practices developed under the RMP rules are adequate and are being followed. The audits are conducted by a team that consists of Martin Corporate EHS personnel or outside third party who are knowledgeable in the process. The compliance audits are available on site for review.



Incident Investigations



Martin investigates each incident which results in or could reasonably have resulted in a catastrophic release of a regulated substance. Incident investigations are conducted by both onsite and corporate EHS personnel. Once the investigation has been completed, a report is prepared and includes those items required in ?68.81(d).



Employee Participation



Employees are included in PHAs and have access to PHAs that have been completed.



Hot Work Permit



Hot work permits are issued by operators for hot work conducted on or near processes covered by the RMP rule.



Contractors



Martin requires that contractors participate in the safety programs implemented by the facility. Contractors are evaluated based on safety performance prior to being selected to perform work at the facility. Contractors are trained and documentation is required to be kept by both Martin and contractor of successful completion of the training.



Five-year Accident History



There have been no accidents at MUS during the past five years.



Emergenc
y Response Program



MUS has an emergency action plan place, in accordance with OSHA's PSM rules. The plan includes appropriate procedures for notifying emergency responders. The facility is listed in the community emergency response plan. The facility's emergency response plan is kept onsite and is available for review.



Planned Changes to Improve Safety



Safety improvement is an on-going process at MUS. MUS will be implementing the ERA system which will improve compliance with modules for management of change, pre start up safety review, compliance tracking, and training.