December 19, 2008 | Barb Carr

Magellan Ammonia Pipeline Release in 2004 Decree Reached

“A portion of the pipeline failed, releasing an estimated 4,000 barrels of anhydrous ammonia, some of which entered Smoots Creek causing a widespread kill of aquatic life for approximately 13 miles.” Read more here.

Containment loss and control or lack of can be costly to the environment and a company’s survival. While many companies have preventive and predictive maintenance programs… are they satisfactory?

Are the preventive and environmental containment programs communicating to each other and sharing best practices? Usually these departments work independently of each other. If this sounds familiar send your environmental expert and your equipment/facility project manager to a TapRooT® course and show them how both programs can share best practices proactively.

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