Ammonia is one of the highest volume chemicals produced in the United States. It is used in the manufacturing of rocket fuels, synthetic fibers, yeast and explosives, with the most common use of fertilizer and as a refrigerant. With the current problem of theft of ammonia for drug production, this class will familiarize you with nurse tanks, transport containers and storage facilities where releases might occur. Other topics include chemical and physical properties, hazard and risk assessment, public protection options, and emergency response options to safely mitigate an anhydrous ammonia incident.

Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident Response: Operations

Host: New Madrid County Bootheel LEPC held at MU Delta Center 147 State Highway T

Contact: Al Delisle at 573-391-0800 or

Sessions:  August 3, 2024  08:00-17:00 

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Partners: Missouri Emergency Response Commission

Funding for this training was provided by the Missouri Emergency Response Commission