Smith, Sandy
May 2013
EHS Today;May2013, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p6
The article offers the author's insights regarding the explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas in 2013. The author says that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had cited the facility for not filing a risk management plan in 2006, in which the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality logged a complaint against the facility. It adds that the explosion was felt as far as 50 miles which registered as a 2.1 earthquake on the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.


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