West Texas Explosion News
EPA may roll back chemical plant safety rules
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has delayed regulations that were made in response to a 2013 explosion that occurred at a fertilizer storage plant in West, Texas, killing 15 and injuring hundreds. The date of the rule focusing on preparing for chemical accidents has been delayed
Deadly Explosion at Texas Fertilizer Plant Not An Accident, Police Say
Authorities are now calling the 2013 blast that killed 15 people a "criminal act."
Fatal Fire Blast Classified as a Criminal Act
The West Texas fertilizer plant explosion that took the lives of 15 and destroyed dozens of homes is now being treated as a criminal investigation.
Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast Ruled 'Criminal Act'
The cause of the 2013 West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion has been ruled to be incendiary, according to The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). “This means this fire was a criminal act," ATF Special Agent in Charge Rob Elder said at a news conference. Federal and local
Phillip Mena Joining ABC News
ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Phillip Mena has joined ABC News as a correspondent. Team – I’m excited to announce that Phillip Mena has joined ABC News as a correspondent. He will start in New York on May 4th. Phillip is
The Wrap: 4/17/14
Ferry captain among First to abandon ship, diplomats urge end to Ukraine violence, Anniversary of West Texas explosion.
Remarkable New Video of West Texas Explosion
Witnesses to last year’s fiery explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, have come forward with a new video of the explosion that shows a gas cloud burst into flames. The video was taken by Jeff Tobola, who was sitting in a car with...
13 Unforgettable Things About the Year 2013
From the Year's Biggest Stories to What We Got Addicted to, Here's Everything You Need to Know about 2013
Live Updates: Tornado Damage in Oklahoma Day 2
7: 15 a.m.: Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin told “Good Morning America,” “It’s a very sad day in Oklahoma. A lot of hearts have been broken.” 6:43 a.m.: President Obama will deliver a televised statement regarding the Oklahoma tornado at 10 a.m. ET. 6:28 a.m.: Pope...
Texas Fertilizer Explosion Victims in No Mood to Pay Property Taxes
West, Texas, Mulls Collecting Property Taxes on Destroyed and Damaged Homes