Texas Explosion

Business is Booming in Perry's Potemkin Village

Business is Booming in Perry's Potemkin Village
You can't change the facts of an explosion. A large fertilizer factory operated next to homes, a middle school and a nursing home. The factory blew, and 14 people died. We can't change those facts, but it's up to us to decide what they mean.
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What Went Wrong in West, TX — and Where Were the Regulators?

What Went Wrong in West, TX — and Where Were the Regulators?
A week after a blast at a Texas fertilizer plant killed at least 15 people and hurt more than 200, authorities still don’t know exactly why the West Chemical and Fertilizer Company plant exploded.
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Little Oversight at TX Fertilizer Plant Where Explosion Killed 14

Little Oversight at TX Fertilizer Plant Where Explosion Killed 14
The fertilizer plant in West, Texas that exploded on Wednesday night killing 14 people had failed to disclose to the Department of Homeland Security that it was storing 1,350 times the amount of ammonium nitrate that would bring oversight from that agency.
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