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May 27, 2009 12:00 AM

CSB Issues Final Report on Allied Terminals Catastrophic Fertilizer Tank Collapse; Board Calls for Regulation of Similar Tanks Located on the Elizabeth River

Chesapeake, Virginia, May 27, 2009 – In a final report issued today into the November 2008 fertilizer tank collapse at Allied Terminals in Chesapeake, VA, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) recommended that the Commonwealth of Virginia regulate or authorize local jurisdictions to regulate the design, construction, maintenance and inspection of large fertilizer storage tanks located on the Elizabeth River.

Dec 08, 2008 12:00 AM

CSB to Conduct Full Investigation of Causes of Catastrophic Fertilizer Tank Collapse at Allied Terminals in Chesapeake, Virginia; Issues Urgent Safety Recommendations Citing Hazard to Public from Welding Defects on Several Remaining Tanks

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today issued urgent safety recommendations following last month’s collapse of a two-million-gallon liquid fertilizer storage tank at the Allied Terminals distribution facility in Chesapeake, VA, urging the company to take immediate steps to safeguard three other nearby fertilizer storage tanks from possible failure.

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