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Texas explosion could mean fines for fertilizer company — but how hefty?
First Published Apr 24 2013 12:18 pm • Last Updated Apr 24 2013 12:20 pm

West Fertilizer Co. could face a slew of fines from various federal agencies.

Texas explosion could mean fines for fertilizer company — but how hefty?

U.S. Department of TransportationA 93-foot-wide crater is carved into the earth where the West Fertilizer Co. plant once stood in central Texas. The fertilizer facility exploded last week, killing at least 15 people and flattening homes and apartments for blocks.Investigators from several federal and local agencies are working to pin down the cause of the blast. Depending on what they find, the West Fertilizer Co. could face a slew of fines.At least three federal agencies — the Environmental Protection Agency, ...

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