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Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Remembering West, Texas: Lessons From a Tragedy

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

The West, Texas event was a tragedy of almost epic proportion because of its far-reaching and direct impact upon an entire community. Yet, it received only modest attention in the mainstream press at the time of its occurrence and subsequently.

Explaining Tragedy To Our Children

Sara Esther Crispe | Posted 07.28.2013 | Religion
Sara Esther Crispe

It is never too early, they are never too young, to learn that they can make a difference. They count. They matter. Their actions affect others. And most importantly, that they are a world and they can save a world.

Dave Jamieson

Democrats Call For Probe Of Texas Plant Disaster

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly two weeks after a massive explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant took at least 15 lives and destroyed entire neighborhoods,...

13 Deadly Workplace Disasters

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business

The world witnessed two of the most devastating workplace disasters in recent memory this month, as the explosion of a fertilizer plant in Texas and c...

Jason Linkins

The Nightmare That Led To The Texas Plant Explosion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Yesterday, President Barack Obama attended both the opening of President George W. Bush's presidential library and the memorial service for those who ...

GOP, Chamber of Commerce and Fox News: Did They Play a Role in the Fertilizer Plant Deaths?

Art Levine | Posted 06.26.2013 | Green
Art Levine

The evidence is now overwhelming that lax enforcement was abetted by the seven state and Federal agencies that looked the other way or failed to see its 270 tons of potentially explosive ammonium nitrate.

Owner Of Deadly Texas Plant Sued

Reuters | Jim Forsyth | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business

April 23 (Reuters) - The owner of a fertilizer plant that exploded last week killing 14 people and destroying dozens of homes and an apartment complex...

Chris Kirkham

Texas Plant's Hazards Eluded Regulators For Nearly 30 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

WEST, Texas -- Long before it captured national headlines as the scene of a lethal industrial explosion, the fertilizer plant on the edge of this cent...

Health Risks Of The Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

TIME | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan An explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, which has so far resulted in the deaths of 15 people, also released large amounts o...

A Loss of Perspective

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The more perspective and understanding we have on life, and the less we play into their hands and let people who want to terrorize us have their way, whether domestic or foreign, the better we honor loss -- all loss -- and ourselves.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Fertilizer Plant Explosion

The Huffington Post | Anjali Sareen | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

An explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas was caught on tape Wednesday night. The explosion, first reported shortly before 8 p.m, wounded seve...