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After West Blast, Obama Signs Order Targeting Plants

A few months after the deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, President Obama on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at increasing safety and oversight at chemical plants across the country.

by Terrence Henry, KUT News/StateImpact Texas
A vehicle near the remains of a fertilizer plant burning after an explosion in West, Texas, near Waco.

A few months after the deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, President Obama on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at increasing safety and oversight at chemical plants across the country. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

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