Tag Archives: West Fertilizer Company
After a deadly explosion in the town of West in 2013, Obama implemented stricter safety rules for chemical plants. Trump’s EPA has just undone them.
Early Wednesday morning, inside a chemical manufacturing complex just southeast of Beaumont, a building erupted in a ball of flames, injuring eight people and s...Read More
Nearly Two Years After West Fertilizer Disaster, Lawmakers Finally Consider Changes to Regulatory System
As the second anniversary of the West, Texas fertilizer plant disaster approaches, lawmakers are running out of time to pass legislation addressing the catast...Read More
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....Read More
At a hearing this morning, a House committee considers a set of modest changes to the way Texas oversees fertilizer plants.
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 strengthe...Read More
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. ...Read More
In the aftermath of the West, Texas fertilizer disaster, state agencies meet resistance from other fertilizer facilities....Read More