Gov. Rick Perry is asking President Obama and federal officials to reconsider their denial of major disaster aid to the Texas town stricken by a deadly fertilizer blast.
The City of West has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the fertilizer company that exploded and its supplier, but an environmental law attorney says it will be a difficult case.
The City of West has filed a lawsuit against the West Fertilizer Company late Friday afternoon, in the wake of the April 17 explosion that killed 15 people and injured 200.
FEMA has denied Governor Rick Perry’s request for a major disaster declaration in West, Texas again.
Residents and officials in West are upset about FEMA’s decision to deny a major disaster declaration for the ravaged Texas town.
The small city of West that was rocked by a powerful and deadly explosion is being jolted again: This time by FEMA.
The individual victims of the West explosion are getting help. But the announcement that FEMA has denied disaster money, to help rebuild infrastructure destroyed in April’s fertilizer plant explosion, directly affects the city’s request for help.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide money to help rebuild the Texas town of West, where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous structures and killed 15 people.
The odds of a tornado hitting your home are extremely small. But, if it were to happen, you would need a place to stay safe. That has pushed many people into building storm shelters.
President Barack Obama says tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., is “a strong community with strong character” but needs help.
The forecast for this afternoon in North Texas again includes heavy storms, hail and the possibility of dangerous tornadoes. So, how should you prepare?
Disaster help may be available for some losses not covered by insurance in the Central Texas town of West, still recovering from a fertilizer plant explosion last month.