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Texas Plant Explosion

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...

Emily Swanson

Americans Want More Workplace Safety Regulations, More Enforcement: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

Americans are more likely than not to say that workplace safety regulations should be more strict in the wake of a fertilizer plant that exploded in T...

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...

After Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion, School Resumes In Tiny Town

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 06.22.2013 | Crime

WEST, Texas — Teachers waited outside Monday morning like it was the first day of school in this tiny Texas town, hoping that a welcoming handsh...

Residents Pray For Comfort In Texas Town Rocked By Plant Explosion

AP | PAUL J. WEBER and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 06.21.2013 | Crime

WEST, Texas — The First Baptist Church in the tiny Texas town where a fertilizer plant exploded is still off-limits, so the Rev. John Crowder pu...

Town Resident Describes Plant Explosion: 'You Think You're Dead'

Posted 04.21.2013 | Business

Derrick Hurtt, a lifetime resident of West, Texas, says the major plant explosion that rocked his small hometown last week left him feeling for a spli...

Dave Jamieson

This Week's Forgotten Tragedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The staggering death toll continues to rise -- not in Boston, but in the small town of West, Texas. Buried by the extraordinary devel...

WATCH: Incredible Videos And Photos Of The Massive Plant Explosion

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

After a massive explosion at West Fertilizer Co. in Texas Wednesday night, as many as 15 people are feared dead and upwards of 160 others injured. Res...

Report: Plant Where Deadly Blast Took Place Told The EPA There Was 'No' Risk Of Explosion

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.18.2013 | Business

Officials at the West Fertilizer Co. plant where a massive explosion killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 on Wednesday told the Envir...

Fertilizer Plant Explosion Claims As Many As 15 Lives

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT and JOHN L. MONE | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime

WEST, Texas — Rescuers searched the smoking remnants of a Texas farm town Thursday for survivors of a thunderous fertilizer plant explosion, gin...