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Texas Fertilizer Plant Faces Fine Over Two Dozen Serious Safety Violations

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 10.10.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Texas company that operated a fertilizer plant where a thunderous explosion in April killed 15 people is facing ...

Help Coming For Town Rocked By Explosion

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — The Federal Emergency Management Agency reversed its previous decision and approved additional funding Friday to help rebuild th...

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.

Huffington This Week: The View From West

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Arianna Huffington

This week, Chris Kirkham and Ben Hallman look at the tragic explosion of the fertilizer plant in West, Texas that left 14 people dead and a town grasping for answers. And Mallika Rao writes about Santa Monica's Local Wellbeing Index, an approach to governing "with a citizen's inner life in mind."

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...

14 Bodies Recovered After Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

AP | PAUL J. WEBER and NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime

WEST, Texas — Buck Uptmor didn't have to go to West Fertilizer Co. when the fire started. He wasn't a firefighter like his brother and cousin, w...

PHOTOS: Tragic Explosion Conjures Memories Of Historic Disaster

Posted 04.18.2013 | Green

From Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: An explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant that injured more than 100 and killed an estimate...

Texas School Evacuated As Precaution After February Planned Burn At Plant

AP | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

WEST, Texas -- A school near the Texas fertilizer plant that was leveled by an explosion says it wasn't warned about a controlled fire at the plant in...