State officials say some testing that could identify what caused the deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant is not scheduled until 2014.
A report for a Texas-based company says a deadly 2012 explosion on its Gulf of Mexico oil platform off the Louisiana coast happened when workers for a subcontractor used unsafe welding practices.
At least three people were injured including an infant, after a house exploded in Montgomery County Tuesday morning.
An insurance industry trade group estimates losses from a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in a tiny Texas town will likely exceed $100 million.
Gov. Rick Perry said Monday that spending more state money on inspections would not have prevented the deadly explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. plant that was last investigated by Texas environmental regulators in 2006.
According to White House officials, President Barack Obama will attend a memorial service for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, Texas. The memorial scheduled for Thursday at Baylor University.
On the first Sunday after a fertilizer plant explosion leveled part of a tiny Texas town, pastor John Crowder stood atop a long flatbed overlooking a hayfield and spoke to his congregation.
A state fire official says there’s no sign of criminal activity in the explosion of a fertilizer plant in Central Texas that killed 14.
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, who raced toward the plant. But a ranch of horses next to the flames needed to be moved to safety.
The neighborhood surrounding a Texas fertilizer plant that erupted in a thunderous explosion is gone, and the residents here know they’ve lost more than the buildings that went up in flames.