Fertilizer Plant Expansion

July 18, 2013 - 4:35 AM
FILE - This April 18, 2013 file photo shows an aerial view of the remains of a fertilizer plant and an apartment complex to the left, destroyed by an explosion in West, Texas that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160. As a wave of new fertilizer plant construction and expansion is being proposed across the United States, this deadly explosion highlights how dangerous some of the chemicals used to make fertilizer can be, and how inconsistently they’re regulated. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)