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Acid Plant Database November 3, 2015


Owner Mosaic Company
Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC

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Location 4390 C.R. 640 West
Bartow, Florida
USA  33830
Background -
Website www.mosaicco.com

Green Bay Facility

Plant No. 3 Plant No. 4 Plant No. 5 Plant No. 6
Coordinates* - 27° 50' 26" N
81° 54' 41" W
 27° 50' 26" N
81° 54' 34" W
 27° 50' 23" N
 81° 54' 30" W
Type of Plant Sulphur Burning Sulphur Burning Sulphur Burning Sulphur Burning
Gas Source Elemental Sulphur Elemental Sulphur Elemental Sulphur Elemental Sulphur
Plant Capacity - 2100 STPD 2800 STPD 2750 STPD
SA/DA - 3/1 DA 3/1 DA 3/1 DA
Emissions - SO2: 4 lb/ton, 350 lb/h, 1533 ton/a
Acid Mist: 0.15 lb/ton, 13.1 lb/h, 57.5 ton/a
Opacity: < 10%
SO2: 4 lb/ton, 467 lb/h, 2044 ton/a
Acid Mist: 0.15 lb/ton, 17.5 lb/h, 76.7 ton/a
Opacity: < 10%
SO2: 3.5 lb/ton, 401 lb/h, 1757 ton/a
Acid Mist: 0.15 lb/ton, 17.2 lb/h, 75 ton/a
NOx: 0.12 lb/ton, 13.8 lb/h, 60 ton/a
Opacity: < 10%
Status Shutdown - - Shutdown
Year Built - - - -
Technology - - - -
Contractor - - - -
Remarks - - - Plant dismantled and relocated to Kazakhstan
General -
References -
News October 1, 2015 - EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement with Mosaic Fertilizer, LLC that will ensure the proper treatment, storage, and disposal of an estimated 60 billion pounds of hazardous waste at six Mosaic facilities in Florida and two in Louisiana. The settlement resolves a series of alleged violations by Mosaic, one of the world’s largest fertilizer manufacturers, of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which provides universal guidelines for how hazardous waste must be stored, handled and disposed. The 60 billion pounds of hazardous waste addressed in this case is the largest amount ever covered by a federal or state RCRA settlement and will ensure that wastewater at Mosaic’s facilities is properly managed and does not pose a threat to groundwater resources.  The 60 billion pounds of hazardous waste is based on the combined amount of corrosive wastewaters that will be treated at terminal closure of the facilities. Mosaic is one of the fertilizers industry’s best performers in its ability to reduce large volumes of corrosive wastewater in its phosphogypsum stack systems. In addition to recovering valuable phosphate and other compounds, Mosaic is able to reduce terminal closure costs while ensuring that its phosphogypsum stack systems are operated in an environmentally safe manner.  Four Mosaic facilities (New Wales, Bartow, Riverview in Florida and Uncle Sam in Louisiana) will continue to produce phosphoric acid and actively utilize its phosphogypsum stack systems. Mosaic is in the closure process for the Green Bay Complex and South Pierce facility in Florida, and the Faustina facility in Louisiana. However, Faustina will continue to manufacture ammoniated fertilizer. Mosaic operated a small sulfuric acid plant at the Mulberry facility in Florida for a short time. The Mulberry sulfuric acid plant was closed around 2008 and there are no obligations regarding this site in this settlement.  Mosaic has been making major improvements at all its facilities and completed several notable projects: installation of state-of-the-art elementary neutralization units to improve the management of sulfuric acid waste streams, upgrading air scrubbers at its granulation and phosphoric acid plants, and installing automated spill and leak detection systems. All of these projects have been closely monitored by Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and Louisiana Department of Environmental Protection, who provided valuable expertise at each step of the process.

December 1, 2009
- Mosaic Co., the last major phosphate miner and fertilizer producer in Polk County, said Monday it will permanently close its Green Bay and South Pierce plants near Bartow. The company idled the Green Bay fertilizer and South Pierce phosphoric acid plants in 2006. No jobs will be lost because of the action, said company spokesman Russell Schwiess. "It's more of a financial reporting decision" that will allow Mosaic to write off about $50 million in machinery and equipment, he added. The company will still produce sulfuric acid at the South Pierce plant with a small crew. The Plymouth, Minn.-based company said the actions are part of an efficiency effort.

October 5, 2009 - Plymouth-based fertilizer giant Mosaic reported sharply lower profits for the first quarter amid a global sales slowdown of crop nutrients.  In a release issued after trading closed Monday, the company reported sales of $1.46 billion, or 66 percent below last year's first quarter sales of $4.32 billion. Earnings of $100.6 million for the quarter ending Aug. 31 were 92 percent below last year's $1.18 billion and amounted to 23 cents per share.  Analysts had expected earnings of 35 cents per share on sales of $1.54 billion.  Sharp increases in fertilizer costs beginning last year, along with falling prices for some key agriculture commodities and the global recession, have thrown fertilizer sales into a tailspin. Mosaic's industry rival, PotashCorp. of Saskatchewan, Inc., has scaled back its financial guidance several times this year.   Mosaic, which produces fertilizer ingredients potash and phosphate, earlier this year declined to issue guidance "until market conditions normalize" on significant aspects of its business, including potash sales volumes and selling price.   Cargill, the agribusiness titan and majority owner of Mosaic, warned in August that earnings had dropped at Mosaic. That same month, Mosaic officials said potash sales had fallen 35 to 40 percent, and phosphate sales were off 15 to 20 percent.  The company's long-term outlook remains positive because global demand for food, and thus the fertilizer needed to grow it, remains strong and rising. Projections of both population and calorie consumption show that farmers around the world must sharply increase their production to feed the planet.  "Phosphate fundamentals have improved," said James T. Prokopanko, company president and CEO. "The potash market is evolving and we expect strong demand in calendar year 2010 for both nutrients."

MTPD - Metric Tonne per Day           STPD - Short Ton per Day
MTPA - Metric Tonne per Annum      STPA - Short Ton per Annum
SA - Single Absorption
DA - Double Absorption

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