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Cominco Fertilizers

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Ammonia Production

Industry: Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing

Wastes Reduced: Energy, wastewater

Equipment: Thin Wall Catalyst Tubes

Location: Borger, Hutchinson County TX

No. of employees: 68

Contact:  Larry E. Wood

Phone: (806) 274-5204



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Environmental Benefits:

The efficiency of the plant has been improved with a lowering of the consumption of natural gas as fuel by 22%. Fresh make-up water has been reduced and 95% of the process condensate that was discarded as waste is now recovered. The emission rates of NOx have been reduced by 35%. This is a summary of our project and as noted, significant improvements and reductions in the areas of energy consumption, disposal costs, waste minimization, and environmental pollution have been realized.

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Details of Reductions

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Source: TCEQ
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