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Smoke still rises from the rubble of a house next to the fertilizer plant that exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

New Park Planned For Explosion-Damaged Texas Town

Plans have been unveiled for a renovated park with a playground and memorial in a Central Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion claimed 15 lives.

01/08/2014

A railroad boxcar filled with ammonium nitrate lays on its side near the remains of the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Obama Orders Review Of Chemical Plant Rules

President Barack Obama is ordering federal agencies to review safety rules at chemical facilities in response to the deadly April explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant.

08/01/2013

A Valley Mills Fire Department personnel walks among the remains of an apartment complex next to the fertilizer plant that exploded on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Federal Agency Finds Lax Regulation Of Chemicals

A federal agency investigating a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant told a Senate committee Thursday that mandated regulations of chemicals fell short.

06/27/2013

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

Texas Launches Criminal Probe Into West Plant Explosion

Texas law enforcement officials are launching a criminal investigation into last month’s deadly fertilizer plant explosion.

05/10/2013

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Texas Mayor Asks For ‘Prayers’ After Fertilizer Plant Explosion

As search and rescue effort continues upon the heels of a devastating and deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in West Texas, The mayor of West, Texas asked for prayers.

04/18/2013

(Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Fertilizer Plant Explosion Caught On Cell Phone Cam

The blast left the factory a smoldering ruin and leveled homes and businesses for blocks in every direction.

04/18/2013

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One Dead, One Injured After Plant Explosion

One person was injured and another individual died following an explosion out at La Porte Saturday morning.

02/10/2013

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