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Resource ID: #26249
Subject: Chemicals
Source: WFAA-Dallas, Tx.
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Date: April 22, 23, 26, May 2, 9, 14, 29, June 19, 20, 27, July, 2, Dec. 16, 2013

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Following a devastating fertilizer explosion in West, Texas, a WFAA investigation revealed widespread mishandling of ammonium nitrate, as well as failures in chemical disaster preparedness, prompting state officials to take action to encourage local officials to form federally-mandated safety committees designed to prevent future disasters.

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