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Mar 12, 2004 12:00 AM

Board Approves Final Report on Last Year's Explosion at D.D. Williamson & Co., Citing Improper Installation, Lack of Emergency Relief Valves, Damage History of Caramel Processing Vessel

Louisville, KY, March 12, 2004 - In a final report approved today, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) said the April 11, 2003, explosion and resulting ammonia release at the D.D. Williamson & Co. plant in Louisville were caused by over-pressurization of an eight-foot-tall food additive processing tank. The CSB said the accident could have been prevented had the company installed an emergency pressure relief valve on the tank. The CSB also noted that the tank that exploded had a history of prior damage.

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Feb 26, 2004 12:00 AM

CSB to Present Final Report on D.D. Williamson Explosion at Public Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, Friday March 12, 2004

(Washington, DC - February 26, 2004) The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has scheduled a public meeting in Louisville, KY, on Friday, March 12, to present the final report into the cause of last yearÂ?s explosion and ammonia release at the D.D. Williamson & Co. plant.

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Apr 11, 2003 12:00 AM

CSB Sending Investigation Team To Explosion Site In Louisville, KY

(Washington, DC, April 11, 2003) The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board is deploying a team of investigators to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the explosion and ammonia gas release at the D.D. Williamson & Co. food additive manufacturing plant in Louisville, KY.

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