Investigation of the Hydrogen Release Incident at the AC Transit Emeryville Facility.

  title={Investigation of the Hydrogen Release Incident at the AC Transit Emeryville Facility.},
  author={Aaron P. Harris and Chris San Marchi and Jamie Levin and Dennis Butler},
This report summarizes the investigation of the release of approximately 300kg of hydrogen at the AC Transit Facility in Emeryville, CA. The hydrogen release was avoidable in both the root cause and contributing factors. The report highlights the need for communication in all phases of project planning and implementation. Apart from the failed valve, the hydrogen system functioned as designed, venting the hydrogen gas a safe distance above surrounding structures and keeping the subsequent fire… 
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