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Kinder Morgan Geismar Logistics Terminal

Parent Companies:
Kinder Morgan, Inc.
EPA Facility ID:
100000204628
Other ID:
Facility DUNS:
0
Parent Company DUNS:
0

Location:

Address:
4268 Highway 73
Geismar, LA 70734
County:
ASCENSION
Lat / Long:
30.204, -91.015 (Get map)
Method:
Interpolation - Satellite
Description:
Storage Tank
Horizonal accuracy:
3 m
Horizontal reference datum:
World Geodetic System of 1984
Source map scale:

Owner/Operator:

Name:
Ty Richey
Phone:
(225) 677-5108
Address:
P O Box 427
Geismar, LA 70734 -0427
Foreign Address:

Person responsible for RMP implementation:

Name:
Ty Richey
Title:
Terminal Manager

Emergency contact:

Name:
Ty Richey
Title:
Terminal Manager
Phone:
(225) 677-5108
24-hour phone:
(225) 324-3641
Ext or PIN:

Other contacts:

Facility (or company) email:
Facility phone:
(713) 369-9000
Facility (or company) URL:

Safety:

Local Emergency Planning Committee:
Ascension Parish LEPC
Full-Time Equivalent Employees:
40
Covered by OSHA PSM:
No
EPCRA section 302:
No
CAA Title Air Operating Permit:
No
CAA Permit ID#:
OSHA Star/Merit Ranking
No
Last Safety Inspection Date:
Jan. 4, 2017
Inspecting Agency:
State environmental agency
Using Predictive Filing:
No

Processes:

TDI Drumming Process
RMP ID:
1000080294
CBI claimed:
No
Program Level:
1
NAICS:
Other Warehousing and Storage (49319)
Chemical name
CAS#
Quantity (lbs.)
CBI
Toluene 2,4-diisocyanate [Benzene, 2,4-diisocyanato-1-methyl-]
584-84-9
272,538
No
Public OCA Chemical
0
No

RMP Preparer:

Name:
GHD
Address:
5551 Corporate Blvd.
Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Foreign Address:

Phone:
(225) 292-9007

Latest RMP Submission:

Date:
June 16, 2017
Type:
Resubmission
Reason:
Voluntary update (not described by any of the above reasons)
Registered:
Yes
RMP ID:
1000063998

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 TDI Drumming Process)
CBI claimed:
No
Percent weight:
100.0
Physical state:
Liquid
Model used:
SAFER
Release duration (mins):
0.10
Wind speed (meters per sec):
1.5
Stability class:
F
Topography:
Urban
Passive mitigation
considered:
  • Drains
  • Sumps
not considered:
  • Dikes
  • Enclosures
  • Berms

3. Toxics: Alternative release

None

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

No Prevention Program level 2

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:
Dec. 2, 2016
Local Response Agency:
Local Response Agency Phone:
(225) 673-3296
Subject To - OSHA EAP:
No
Subject To - OSHA HAZWOPER:
No
Subject To - CWA:
No
Subject To - RCRA:
Yes
Subject To - OPA:
No
Subject To - State EPCRA:
Yes
Subject To - Other:

Executive Summary

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY



The Kinder Morgan facility located in Geismar, Louisiana, referred herein as Kinder Morgan Geismar Logistics Terminal (GLT), handles Toluene 2, 4-diisocyanate in their drumming operation. This is a toxic liquid, therefore it is necessary to follow safety precautions during handling to prevent human exposure and minimize health impacts to our employees and the surrounding community.



Kinder Morgan GLT is subject to Risk Management Planning (RMP) regulations, which are governed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). This regulation requires facilities that store listed toxic or flammable substances in excess of the listed threshold limit, as defined in 40 CFR 68.130, to develop and submit a formal risk management plan to the USEPA, as well as state and local agencies to evaluate the potential impacts of an accidental chemical release. The RMP rule is divided into three programs, based on off-site chemical impacts on neighboring schools, residential areas, and other structures of public occupation. Program 1 is defined as a process or processes with no public receptors within the distance to an endpoint from a worst-case release and with no accidents with specific off-site consequences within the past five (5) years. Program 2 is defined as processes that are not eligible for Program 1 or subject to Program 3. Program 2 imposes a streamlined prevention program, but includes additional hazard assessment, management, and emergency response requirements. Program 3 is defined by processes that are not eligible for either Program 1 or 2 and are subject to OSHA's PSM standard, state OSHA programs, or classified in one of ten NAICS codes placed in Program 3.



Kinder Morgan GLT is regulated under Program 1 rule requirements as stated in 68.12(b) because:



- It maintains storage inventories of toluene 2, 4-diisocyanate, a listed toxic liquid at above-ambient conditions, in excess of 10,000 lbs as defined by 40 CFR P
art 68 Subpart G.

- The distance to an endpoint for a worst-case release from Kinder Morgan GLT into a drain/sump area, calculated to be approximately 0.046 mile, does not impact off-site public receptors.

- There have been no accidents or accidents that would result in a release event in the past five (5) years.

- It does not operate under an NAICS code specified for the Program 3 rule.



The June 2017 resubmission is a voluntary submission to update various information including the last safety inspection by an external agency, the date of the most recent emergency response plan update for the facility and the date of the most recent emergency response training for facility employees. The total inventory of the covered chemical has also been updated to reflect drum storage quantities in addition to the volume of the product storage tank. The worst-case scenario release quantity is unchanged.