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West Fertilizer plant explosion highlights regulatory shortfalls

19.04.2013 04:30

The huge explosion that tore apart the West Fertilizer plant in Texas was adjacent to homes, a school and other town structures. As investigative reporter David Lindorff tells RT, today in the US corporate interests often trump genuine public concern.

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Anonymous user 25.04.2013 22:01

USA is a disgraceful country. They only care about who's thing Kim Kardashian is sucking this week.

Anonymous user 22.04.2013 03:55

You interviewed a liberal news reporter for this article? Next time get some real facts.

Anonymous user 21.04.2013 12:30

"Waco massacre" of Branch Davidians, April 19, 1993. Exactly 20 years ago.
The blast is the revenge.

Anonymous user 21.04.2013 02:06

Property ins can pay for plant - but not for $100 MM of personal injury claims. Are they covered?

Anonymous user 20.04.2013 21:45

An example of what happens when an unfortunate truth is deemed anti-American.

Anonymous user 20.04.2013 20:10

Textbook case of why zoning is essential.

Anonymous user 20.04.2013 00:14

shd be a major hazard site with no go building zone

Anonymous user 20.04.2013 00:11

ammonium nitrate plants shd be out of the way

Anonymous user 19.04.2013 16:57

You lost me at "Republicans won't allow it." Typical partisan BS.

Anonymous user 19.04.2013 14:59

This was a storage and sales facility for area farmers, not a manufacturing plant

Anonymous user 19.04.2013 09:59

Leave it to abc news to take an utter tragedy and blame it on republicans. Shameful!

Anonymous user 19.04.2013 07:14

People have lived in West since the late 1800s many years before the plant

Anonymous user 19.04.2013 06:46

OH!not similar incident in Texas decades ago. that was docked ship, blue journalism incredulous, DL

Anonymous user 19.04.2013 06:46

Corporate Owned States
Voters are"Individuali sts" but in truth are paupers
American s are servile

Anonymous user 19.04.2013 06:39

check facts, neighborhood/schools etc, built around the plant built 1962, Democrat style jounalism

Anonymous user 19.04.2013 06:10

And they bring in politics. It's the republicans fault. Really people?

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