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Emergency plan

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Title: Emergency plan
Authors: True/Mid-Pacific Geothermal Venture
Keywords: emergencies
emergency plans
show 13 morevolcanic hazards
hydrogen sulfide
True Mid-Pacific
Kilauea Middle East Rift Zone
Big Island

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Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: True/Mid-Pacific Geothermal Venture
Citation: True/Mid-Pacific Geothermal Venture. 1989. Emergency plan. Honolulu (HI): True/Mid-Pacific Geothermal Venture.
Abstract: "This emergency plan is designed to anticipate and plan courses of action to deal with possible medical emergencies and catastrophic events at the Kilauea Middle East rift zone geothermal project site, Figure 1, that could cause the health, safety and welfare of project personnel and other personnel present within the project site or residing near project activity to be seriously affected or endangered. Catastrophic events that could directly endanger personnel in the project site include volcanic activity (eruptions and lava flows, cracks and subsidence, earthquakes and faulting) fire, severe storms including hurricanes, and well blowouts. Natural events could result in the failure or destruction of facilities so as to cause extended venting of geothermal resources in which case there could be high levels of H2S at the site of failure and exceedence of H2S emmission limits at property boundaries. Medical emergencies are anticipated to include serious injury, burns, or over exposure to some process or by-product (e.g., H2S) of project operations due to accidents, equipment or facility failure, or natural phenomena."
Geothermal exploration drilling activities within the Kilauea Middle East Rift Zone, TMK 1-2-10:3
Pages/Duration: 30 pages
Appears in Collections:The Geothermal Collection

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