Agency Investigating West Blast Finds Lax Regulation Of Chemicals A federal agency investigating the deadly April explosion at the fertilizer plant in West told a Senate committee Thursday that regulation of the dangerous chemicals used in the industry fall under a "patchwork" of standards.
Garland Fire's Cause Still Under InvestigationIt has been three days since a spectacular explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Garland, and investigators are not any closer to determining what sparked the blast.
Massive Explosion & Chemical Fire At Garland PlantAn explosion and subsequent massive fire at a chemical plant in Garland sent workers scrambling and businesses nearby into a panic.
Residents Continue Chemical Plant Relocation ProtestsA proposal to relocate a Magnablend Chemical Plant has some Ellis County residents saying, "not in my backyard." Monday dozens of affected residents are expected to gather at the Ellis County Commissioner’s meeting to voice their concerns.