The tragic April 17 explosion at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas was, in part, a product of a severe lack of accountability and oversight by its company, West Fertilizer.
The federal government charged the 19-year-old today with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill three people and wound more than 200. If convicted, Tsarnaev could face the death penalty.
A fertilizer plant in West, Texas exploded on April 17, killing 15 and injuring hundreds more.
Last night an enormous explosion rocked this small town situated near Waco, killing 15 and injuring hundreds.
The Republican-run House Rules Committee decided not to invite more confrontations over GOP reluctance to aid the millions of victims of Hurricane Sandy.
BP should be banned from receiving U.S. government contracts for the entirety of its five-year probation period because it has a proven track record of irresponsibility and dishonesty, Public Citizen said.
It seems that, for the Gulf Coast, which has already endured the tragic BP oil spill, the hits just keep on coming.
Last week Mother Nature fired a warning shot across the bow of American politics.
So Romney wants to dismantle FEMA, turn it over to the states, or, as he said during the primaries, privatize disaster relief altogether.
The E.C. Electroplating plant - the source of a nearly 30 year-old toxic chromium spill currently wending its way beneath this town - will be torn down in early October.