EPA Delays Chemical Plant Safety Rule Following Coalition Petition – DTN Mar 14, 2017

    🕔Mar 14, 2017
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has placed a 90-day hold on a rule set to take effect Tuesday in response to the tragic April 2013 ammonium nitrate explosion at West […]

    Texas Fertilizer Fire, 2013: What Did We Learn? – DTN Apr 16, 2015

    🕔Apr 16, 2015
    Chris Connealy may be road weary from hosting 63 meetings in 66 counties that included touring 2,106 ammonium nitrate facilities across Texas in the past two years. Yet, looking into […]

    North Dakota Fertilizer Plant Takes First Step Forward in 2 Years – DTN Sep 5, 2014

    🕔Sep 5, 2014
    CHS Inc. took the next step in building what will be a $3 billion fertilizer plant in Spiritwood, N.D., after the company’s board of directors gave the final approval to […]

    Fertilizer: Canadian AN Storage Regulations Trump U.S. – DTN May 2, 2014

    🕔May 2, 2014
    Nowhere in Canada’s recorded history is there a single agriculture ammonium nitrate-related explosion similar to what happened in West, Texas, in April 2013. One reason for that may be that […]

    Other Communities Face Risk of AN Fertilizer Explosions – DTN Apr 23, 2014

    🕔Apr 23, 2014
    The community of West, Texas, was unaware of the potential danger of ammonium nitrate stored at West Fertilizer Co., and many other communities across the country are at risk of […]

    Texas Explosion Prompts Subtle Changes in Fertilizer Industry — DTN Apr 21, 2014

    🕔Apr 21, 2014
    On the surface, it seems not much has changed for the fertilizer industry in the year since the deadly fertilizer retail business explosion in West, Texas. There are no new […]

    Victims of Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Remembered — DTN Apr 17, 2014

    🕔Apr 17, 2014
    At 7:51 p.m. April 17, people in West, Texas, will pause in silence. It was the very moment one year ago that a fire in a wooden storage shed holding […]

    Proposals Offered to Improve Safety at Fertilizer Plants Jan 9, 2014

    🕔Jan 9, 2014
    Two agriculture and chemical industry groups say safety can be improved at facilities storing ammonium nitrate within the current system without the federal government playing a bigger oversight role. The […]


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