Anhydrous Ammonia Plant Coming To NW Shawnee County

By: Stephanie Schultz
By: Stephanie Schultz

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - NW Shawnee County will soon be home to an anhydrous ammonia facility.

Commissioners approved it three to zero at their meeting Monday.

The plant will be built at the SW corner of NW 62nd and Maple Hill Road.

Anhydrous ammonia is a gas that is injected into the ground and used as a fertilizer for farming.

She site will hold two, 30,000 gallon tanks as well as several nurse trailers, used to transport the gas from the facility to a farmer's land.

There are currently 710 facilities across the state.


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