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Texas Fertilizer Plant Lacked Regulatory Oversight

What Went Wrong in West, Texas — and Where Were the Regulators? Photo by www,businessinsider. A week after a blast at a Texas fertilizer plant killed at least 15 people and hurt more than 200, authorities still don’t know exactly why the West Chemical and Fertilizer Company plant exploded. Here’s what we do know: The […]

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EPA Reverses Stance on Drinking Water Pollution

After a Powerful Lobbyist Intervenes, EPA Reverses Stance on Polluting Texas County’s Water When Uranium Energy Corp. sought permission to launch a large-scale mining project in Goliad County, Texas, it seemed as if the Environmental Protection Agency would stand in its way. To get the ore out of the ground, the company needed a permit […]