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File photo of some of the devastation from the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Fertilizer Plant Cited For Safety Lapses

The Texas company that operated a fertilizer plant where a thunderous explosion in April killed 15 people is facing $118,300 in federal fines for two dozen serious safety violations, including a failure to have an emergency response plan, officials said Thursday.

10/10/2013