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Agrium Plant #1 Ammonia Release

Location
Ammonia Plant #1, Agrium Kenai Nitrogen Operations Facility, Kenai , Alaska
Time/Date of Incident
6:45 PM , February 29, 2004. The spill was reported to DEC by AST at 7:04 PM on February 29, 2004.
Spill Number
04239906001
Product/Quantity
Anhydrous Ammonia. An unknown amount of ammonia vapors released over a period of time that did not exceed twenty minutes.
Cause
Pump seal failure. It is suspected that a pump seal was not properly "seated" when the pump was re-started. Plant # 1 was being restarted after an extended shutdown.

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