Posted on · Chemical safety regulations were put in place after an explosion in the city of West, Texas, involving more than 80,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate. But those regulations were rolled back by the EPA in November.
Posted on · The decision is a blow to the administration's efforts to scale back Obama-era regulations on the chemical industry
Posted on · A new version of an Obama-era rule keeps a requirement for companies to share emergency plans with local authorities, but allows flexibility on details that could pose security risks.
Posted on · The town saw some leave after the blast to start their lives over and has seen some return
Posted on · Officials believe it was intentionally set and called it a criminal act.
Posted on · So far, the Houston Rockets’ West Coast road trip included a blow-out victory over the Lakers followed by an end to the team’s 8-game win streak at Golden State. But Houston got back on the winning track with a 115-112 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night. CultureMap Houston sports writer MK Bower joins […]
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Posted on · At a memorial service on Thursday, President Obama and Texas officials honored those who were injured or died in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion. "Today our prayers are with the families of all who we've lost — the proud sons and daughters of West whose memories will live on in our hearts,” President Obama said.