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Monsanto

Year Submitted: 2003

Process: Startup Procedures

Industry: Chemical Manufacturing

Wastes Reduced: Process Wastes

Location: Alvin TX

No. of employees: 700

Contact: Michael Cano

Phone: (713) 393-4391



Description:

Equipment, process controls and process revisions were instituted that shortened start up time. Also the start up gases were routed to the waste heat boilers for thermal destruction.

P2 Application:

The changes were made possible by the installation of a new computer control system that provides safety safeguards during the revised start up process

Environmental Benefits:

The shortened start up time and the routing of the start up gases to the waste heat boiler reduced the amount of wastes produced by 200,000 pounds a year.

Details of Reductions

Additional Information :

The shortened start up time reduced waste and increased production. The total payback period for the project is 3.5 years

Source: TCEQ



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