West Getting New Schools After Plant ExplosionA Central Texas town devastated by last year's fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people will be getting two new schools.
Texas Fertilizer Plant Cited For Safety LapsesThe 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.
More Tests Planned To Solve West Explosion - But Not Until 2014State officials say some testing that could identify what caused the deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant is not scheduled until 2014.
Lawmakers: Put Dangerous Chemical Site Info OnlineThere are 16 fertilizer production sites in Texas like the one that exploded in West, but authorities aren't clear how many of those might be built near schools or other residential centers, a top state official said Monday.
Investigators Eyeing Battery-Powered Golf Cart As Cause Of Deadly Texas Fertilizer Plant ExplosionInvestigators working in the remnants of an exploded Texas fertilizer plant sifted by hand through untold kernels of corn, moved tons of debris and conducted more than 400 interviews, while searching for the missing piece to solve what many officials compared to an extraordinary puzzle.
Nelson Gives More Than $120K For Explosion Relief County star Willie Nelson has donated more than $120,000 for relief efforts following a deadly fertilizer plant explosion near his Central Texas hometown.
Investigators Aim To End Plant Blast Probe May 10Texas' assistant state fire marshal says investigators hope to complete their onsite probe into a deadly plant explosion by May 10.
Group: Texas Plant Blast Loss Likely Exceeds $100MAn insurance industry trade group estimates losses from a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in a tiny Texas town will likely exceed $100 million.
Small Fires Stop West Residents From Returning Home Gas tanks damaged by a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant are leaking and have triggered small fires that are keeping displaced residents from returning to see what's left of their homes, officials said Saturday.
Safety Rules Limited For Small Fertilizer Plants Small fertilizer plants nationwide fall under the purview of several government agencies, each with a specific concern and none required to coordinate with others on what they have found.