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West Fertilizer Co.

Our Very Own West, Texas

Cliff Schecter | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

On April 25 -- Thursday evening -- American icon and humble hero George W. Bush took one small step for man, one slip-and-fall for humanity as he reen...

Texas Paramedic Arrested

AP | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business

WACO, Texas -- A Texas paramedic who helped evacuate people on the night of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West has been charged with posses...

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...

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...

60 People Still Missing After Texas Explosion

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.19.2013 | Business

Officials are still searching for 60 people who remain unaccounted for following an explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. plant in Texas Wednesday nigh...

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...