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We discuss the one-year anniversary of the West fertilizer plant disaster and what is being done (and not done) to prevent it from happening again.
Today is the one-year anniversary of the fertilizer plant explosion in the small town of West, Texas, which killed 15 people and injured an estimated 300.
As the one-year anniversary of the West fertilizer plant disaster approaches, we’re getting a clearer idea of what the Texas Legislature might do to strengthen oversight of the state’s ammonium nitrate facilities.
Nearly a year after the West fertilizer plant explosion, holes in the system that allowed it to happen in the first place have not been addressed.
In the aftermath of the West, Texas fertilizer disaster, state agencies meet resistance from other fertilizer facilities.
I think it’s clear that West wasn’t an unavoidable act of God. It was a man-made industrial crime.