2001 WISCONSIN ACT 73
An Act to amend 101.10 (2) and 101.10 (4) (c) of the statutes; relating to: the regulation of anhydrous ammonia and providing a penalty.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
101.10 (2) Rules. The department shall promulgate rules that prescribe reasonable standards relating to the safe storage and handling of anhydrous ammonia. The rules shall prescribe standards for the design, construction, repair, alteration, location, installation, inspection, and operation of anhydrous ammonia equipment. Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the rules promulgated under this subsection do not apply to refrigeration plants where ammonia is used solely as a refrigerant, facilities where ammonia is manufactured, electric generating or cogenerating facilities where ammonia is used as a refrigerant, and ammonia transportation pipelines. If ammonia is used on the premises of a facility or plant described under this subsection for a purpose or in a manner that is not related to the applicable exemption from the rules promulgated under this subsection, the exemption does not apply to that use.
101.10 (4) (c) Any person who violates sub. (3) (a) or (b) while performing an agricultural activity or while performing an activity related to the construction, repair, alteration, location, installation, inspection, or operation of anhydrous ammonia equipment with the consent of the owner of the anhydrous ammonia equipment may be required to forfeit not less than $10 nor more than $100 for each violation.