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West, Texas (KWTX) Nearly five years after the deadly fertilizer plant explosion, the West Independent school District is returning home. (Photo by Rissa Shaw). The former high school and middle school has been transformed into the new West ISD administration building, which administrators moved into ...
A Central Texas town devastated by a 2013 fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people, many of them Emergency Personnel, has reached a settlement of its lawsuit for damages caused by the blast. The city council in West this week approved of accepting $10.44 million to settle its claims against the ...

According to the Waco Tribune-Herald, the city will receive more than $10.44 million from multiple defendants: CF Industries, a fertilizer manufacturer: $6.4 million; El Dorado chemical: $3.9 million; Adair Grain Inc., which owned the fertilizer plant: $143,000. International Chemical is part of the settlements ...
West, Texas (KWTX) The West City Council has approved a $10 million settlement of the lawsuit it filed against several companies in connection with the 2013 West Fertilizer Plant explosion that left 15 dead and scores injured. Waco attorney Steve Harrison, lead lawyer for the group of plaintiffs that filed ...
West, Texas (AP) - The town of West, Texas, and several other plaintiffs have reached settlements and partial settlements of claims stemming from a deadly April 2013 explosion in the central Texas town. Waco-based state District Judge Jim Meyer has canceled a trial set to begin Tuesday.
West, Texas (AP) - The town of West, Texas, and several other plaintiffs have reached settlements and partial settlements of claims stemming from a deadly April 2013 explosion in the central Texas town. Waco-based state District Judge Jim Meyer has canceled a trial set to begin Tuesday.

The remains of a fertilizer plant sits destroyed after an explosion in West, Texas, Thursday, April 18, 2013. ... WEST, Texas (AP) -- The town of West, Texas, and several other plaintiffs have reached settlements and partial settlements of claims stemming from a deadly April 2013 explosion in the central ...
West, Texas (KWTX) A trial set in 170th District Court next week involving lawsuits over the West fertilizer explosion has been canceled after several issues in the case were settled. Waco attorney Steve Harrison, who has spearheaded the group of lawyers involved in the more than 200 lawsuits filed over ...
Just under 3,000 people live within West, Texas' city limits today, but more than 75% of the population identifies as Czech-American. The town's ties to its European homeland can't be overstated. In 2013, a fertilizer plant in West suffered a major explosion that, when all was said and done, would kill more ...
Just under 3,000 people live within West, Texas' city limits today, but more than 75% of the population identifies as Czech-American. The town's ties to its European homeland can't be overstated. In 2013, a fertilizer plant in West suffered a major explosion that, when all was said and done, would kill more ...
Always looking to put a face to big issues, Ryland's reporting has taken him to drought-weary towns in West Texas and relocated communities in rural China. He's covered breaking news like the 2014 shooting at Fort Hood army Base and the aftermath of the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. Ryland ...
Deadly fertilizer plant explosion teaches valuable lessons to local firefighters ... A deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas left 15 dead in 2013. ... "They have some that are much larger, storing much more quantities of these chemicals than the fertilizer plant this incident occurred at," said Stephens.
West fertilizer plant explosion still a mystery, with a long road back ... Blessings abounded in the Texas town of West, population 2,800, on that April day in 2013 when the fertilizer plant caught fire and its ammonium nitrate detonated -- killing 15, ... West, Texas, is the one you didn't pay as much attention to.
FILE - In this April 18, 2013, file photo, firefighters use flashlights to search a destroyed apartment complex near the West Fertilizer Co. plant that exploded in West, Texas. The Texas company that operated ... more. Photo: Associated Press. Image 2 of 46. Our nation has a major industrial fire, explosion or ...
The West Fertilizer Company, shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. ... The regulations, which were originally set to go into effect on June 13, were drawn up under the Obama administration after a fertilizer plant in the Central Texas City of West exploded in 2013, killing fifteen ...
Memorial to Honor 15 Killed in West, Texas fertilizer plant Blast ... An artist's rendering shows the planned memorial to the victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in West. Work has begun on a memorial to honor the 15 people killed in the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in the Central Texas City of West.
West, Texas (KRLD) - Today marks four years to the day since the Town of West was shattered by a fertilizer plant explosion, and people there find the memories are still fresh. In all, 15 people lost their lives and more than 200 others were injured after the explosion at the West Fertilizer Company.

Partial settlements were approved by a judge Friday for 11 children and their families who filed lawsuits after a fertilizer plant explosion in West in 2013, the Waco Tribune-Herald reported. Sandra Ortiz, whose husband, Mariano C. Saldivar, was killed in an apartment complex near the blast, and her ...
Residents of West, Texas, hoped they would finally learn what happened the night of April 17, 2013, when a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant leveled their town. The blast devastated the small town about 70 miles south of Dallas, destroying 500 homes and killing 15 people, including 12 first responders.
The town of West, Texas, and several other plaintiffs have reached settlements and partial settlements of claims stemming from a deadly explosion in the ... The fire involved a 12,000 square foot wood frame seed and fertilizer building at the West Fertilizer Plant, known as the Bulk Processing Plant, which ...
The city of West, Texas, and several other plaintiffs have reached settlements and partial settlements of claims stemming from a deadly explosion in the central Texas town. An April 13, 2013, blaze heated up 30 tons of ammonium nitrate at a fertilizer plant in West. Investigators don't know for sure what ...
Just under 3,000 people live within West, Texas' city limits today, but more than 75% of the population identifies as Czech-American. The town's ties to its European homeland can't be overstated. In 2013, a fertilizer plant in West suffered a major explosion that, when all was said and done, would kill more ...
The board's work has included investigations of the 2010 BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico and the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in ...
... worked together on similar litigation, such as a suit filed on behalf of victims of the deadly fertilizer plant explosion in 2013 in West, Texas.
WEST -- If her son hadn't stowed that damn '66 Chevrolet Impala in her garage, Jeanette Holecek would have died the day her town exploded.
On April 17, 2013, a fertilizer plant in West, Texas exploded, killing 15 people and injuring 252 more--nearly 10% of the town's population.
Four members, past and present, of West's volunteer fire department: Jake Sulak, top left, has dug graves for 35 years; Stevie Vanek, top right, ...
... and whenever needed, as it did during the Magnolia fires earlier this summer, and when the fertilizer plant blew up in West, Texas, last year.
West, Texas (KWTX) The former longtime police chief of the City of West, ... Lawhorn was the city's police chief at the time of the fertilizer plant ...
The rule sought to increase safety at chemical storage facilities in what was a direct response to the fertilizer plant explosion in West Texas in ...
FILE - In this April 18, 2013, file photo, firefighters use flashlights to search a destroyed apartment complex near the West Fertilizer Co. plant that exploded in West, Texas. The Texas company that operated ... more. Photo: Associated Press. Image 2 of 46. Our nation has a major industrial fire, explosion or ...
... shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. ... administration after a fertilizer plant in the Central Texas City of West ...
Work has begun on a memorial to honor the 15 people killed in the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in the Central Texas City of West.
West, Texas (KRLD) - Today marks four years to the day since the Town of West was shattered by a fertilizer plant explosion, and people ...
Partial settlements were approved by a judge Friday for 11 children and their families who filed lawsuits after a fertilizer plant explosion in West ...
West, Texas -- The fire that caused the deadly and destructive fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 in West Texas was set deliberately, a federal investigator announced early Wednesday afternoon. "This fire was a criminal act," Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and explosives Special Agent in ...
... and home -- and wanted to rebuild her life in West, Texas. ... which had experienced an explosion at a fertilizer plant that killed 15 and ...
THIRTY MILES OUTSIDE the West Texas town of Marfa is the world's unlikeliest .... In April 2013, a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, exploded.
... including upgrades to its fertilizer plant in Osseo and grain storage and ... that caused a deadly explosion a few years ago in West, Texas.
The West, Texas, plant wasn't in compliance with existing regulations, and the federal agency in charge of enforcing the rules hadn't been to ...
In April 2013, a fertilizer plant explosion destroyed much of West, Texas, a small town located just north of Waco. Fifteen people were killed, ...
A 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in West Texas killed 15 people, and that seemed to stimulate action. A bit late, but at least Obama's EPA did ...
The 2013 blast at the fertilizer plant in West, which left 15 dead, has heightened calls for more chemicals to be regulated. The explosion was ...
... Emergency Management Agency declined to pay for all of a disaster recovery effort after a fertilizer plant exploded in the city of West, Tex.
The effort gained renewed momentum after a 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killed 15 people, most of them firefighters and ...
... misidentified the site of an explosion at a fertilizer factory in 2013 that killed 15 people. It was in the town of West, Tex. -- not in Texas City.
Texas began allowing companies to shroud their operations in secrecy in 2013, after a deadly fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, ...
The rule was developed after a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, exploded in 2013, killing 15 people. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt prevented the ...
... in Crosby, Texas, during Harvey or the West Fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people and destroyed two-thirds of West, Texas, in 2013.
Dr. John Crowder, a West, Texas Plant Explosion Community Leader, was the featured speaker at the Silsbee Chamber of Commerce Banquet.


 

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