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West Fertilizer Explosion

Kate Sheppard

Is Your Kid's School Located Near A Chemical Facility?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green

A new study released Wednesday finds there are almost 10,000 schools across the country located within a mile of a chemical facility. The rese...

Criminal Activity Not Ruled Out For Texas Fertilizer Blast

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 07.16.2013 | Crime

WEST, Texas — Investigators working in the remnants of an exploded Texas fertilizer plant sifted by hand through untold kernels of corn, moved t...

Study: Work Kills 150 Americans Every Day

Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

More than 100 people in the United States die every day as a result of their work, according to a new report from the AFL-CIO. The union found that...

West Fertilizer Showed A 'Lack Of Responsibility' Before Deadly Blast

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business

McALLEN, Texas -- The Texas fertilizer plant that exploded last month, killing 14 people, injuring more than 200 others and causing tens of millions o...

Texas Fertilizer Plant Targeted By Thieves In Past

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 05.03.2013 | Crime

WEST, Texas -- Burglars occasionally sneaked into and around a Texas fertilizer plant in the years before a massive, deadly explosion – sometime...

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 ...

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...

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...