IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Regulatory :: Regulatory: Toxics

Ammonia Leak at Orica Plant

12:29 AM MST | November 10, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

Orica (Melbourne) says that there was a leak of ammonia from its production site at Kooragang Island, New South Wales (NSW), Australia, yesterday afternoon. The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of the NSW government and other regulatory bodies were notified, Orica says. The EPA has issued a Prevention Notice to Orica and has begun an investigation into the incident. Two people from the nearby suburb of Mayfield were hospitalized with breathing difficulties following the leak, say press reports. The ammonia leak follows an incident in August 2011, when...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2012 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa