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Officials Seek Answers In Aftermath Of Deadly Explosion

There are 26 comments on the National Public Radio story from Apr 20, 2013, titled Officials Seek Answers In Aftermath Of Deadly Explosion. In it, National Public Radio reports that:

Mangled debris of a fertilizer plant are seen on Thursday, a day after an explosion leveled the plant in West, Texas.

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Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#21 Apr 22, 2013
WestTexas Salt Dome wrote:
Is there a salt dome housing dangerous explosive gases in West, Texas??? There are plenty in Texas, Louisiana and other states. They are causing sink holes and dangerous gases are seeping out. Please check into this.
The Salt domes are in lower east Texas..have been there for decades.

Rock salt has a combination of characteristics that make it very attractive for the storage of crude oil and natural gas as well as other petroleum fuels. If the rock salt is relatively pure and does not contain significant amounts of other types of rock, it is generally impervious to both liquids and gases and inert to petroleum.

The domes are for national emergencies.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#22 Apr 22, 2013
WestTexas Salt Dome wrote:
look into this website to be aware of some of the dangers. Could this have anything to do with the explosion?
http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/southcentra...
Uknown at this time, they're still digging through debris and body recovoery.

Preliminary reports a fire caused by welding or other means began to spread and a volunteer firemen hosing it with water...sprayed the water in a heated container of ammonia nitrate...very explosive.

Same material used in Oklahoma City bomb and the Texas City explosioin years ago on a ship.

Ammonia nitrate is used in fertilizer and needed around the country to feed the billions of people on the planet. The plants now will all be looked at and new regualtions..a very sad mistake.

Since: Feb 08

Hypoluxo Fl

#23 Apr 22, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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Go back to your shootings in your state yesterday, hypocrite. You're a "gun free" state!
You're a brain free frightwing ignorant troglodyte. This is about lack of regulation in TexASS industry. It has nothing to do with guns.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#24 Apr 22, 2013
Mykro wrote:
<quoted text>You're a brain free frightwing ignorant troglodyte. This is about lack of regulation in TexASS industry. It has nothing to do with guns.
Lack of regulations isn't the issue either, dumbass. The plant was inspected many times by fed and state. Your perfectly asinine statement is typical liberal fabricated propaganda BS comment like most of the things that come out of your mouth everytime there is a tragedy.

I pointed out to the other pisshead they have their own tragedies to worry about.

So do you!! Blast Kills 2, Injures 49 at Florida Electric Plant
April 9, 1999 | From Times Wire Services
A thunderous explosion heard at least 35 miles away rocked a power plant Thursday morning, killing two workers and injuring 49 other people, three critically. The blast tore a large section from a building holding the six coal-fired generators at the Tampa Electric Co. plant on the edge of Tampa Bay, two miles from downtown. "I heard a boom and saw a huge fireball coming," one worker at the plant said. "I thought I was back in Vietnam."

Practice what you fkn preach, jerkoff.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#25 Apr 22, 2013
Mykro wrote:
<quoted text>You're a brain free frightwing ignorant troglodyte. This is about lack of regulation in TexASS industry. It has nothing to do with guns.
You're a shining example of progressive bullshit, boy.

Let's see...Aruroa ...it was a right winger! wrong Giffords..same...wrong again, Sandy Hook..."it was a right winger!" wrong again, registerd democrat raised on behavior drugs. Benghazi......the GOP cut off funds!" Pathetic Lie

Boston...immediately from the left "angry right wingers about tax day!" What a dumb statement!!

West, Texas fertilizer.... "a republican state cutting corners!" Wrong.
We still wating for you lefties to accuse right wingers about the Colorado avalanche yesterday...c'mon herr goebells, you can do it!

Since: Feb 08

Hypoluxo Fl

#26 Apr 22, 2013
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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You're a shining example of progressive bullshit, boy.
Let's see...Aruroa ...it was a right winger! wrong Giffords..same...wrong again, Sandy Hook..."it was a right winger!" wrong again, registerd democrat raised on behavior drugs. Benghazi......the GOP cut off funds!" Pathetic Lie
Boston...immediately from the left "angry right wingers about tax day!" What a dumb statement!!
West, Texas fertilizer.... "a republican state cutting corners!" Wrong.
We still wating for you lefties to accuse right wingers about the Colorado avalanche yesterday...c'mon herr goebells, you can do it!
You stupid ignorant moron. An avalanche is natural. No one builds it. People build fertilizer plants. You need to hang out at one more often. Maybe you can fertilize that stultified half brain of yours.

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