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  1. Improvements to Emergency Response Guidebook recommendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Ag Professional

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is recommending critical safety improvements to the widely-used Emergency Response Guidebook published by the U.S. Department of Transportation for emergency responders to use when confronting chemical fires, explosions and releases of hazardous materials. The CSB noted that while the manual is provided for responders to use in transportation incidents, CSB investigators have found over the years that the guidebook is often used by emergency responders firefighters, medical technicians and police officers -- dealing with chemical accidents at fixed facilities.

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  2. Fertilizer companies blame West, Texas, for explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Ag Professional

    El Dorado Chemical Co. and CF Industries claim West, Texas, is to blame for improperly training its volunteer firefighters and first responders who responded to the fertilizer explosion that occurred at West Fertilizer Co., in April 2013.

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  3. Fertilizer companies blame West, Texas, for explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Ag Professional

    El Dorado Chemical Co. and CF Industries claim West, Texas, is to blame for properly training its volunteer firefighters and first responders who responded to the fertilizer explosion that occurred at West Fertilizer Co., in April 2013.

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  4. Investigator shares discoveries from West FertilizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Ag Professional

    A fertilizer plant surrounded by homes, schools, and a hospital. A chemical tank that was externally examined but not drained of liquid for a more thorough inspection.

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  5. Investigator shares discoveries from West FertilizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Ag Professional

    A fertilizer plant surrounded by homes, schools, and a hospital. A chemical tank that was externally examined but not drained of liquid for a more thorough inspection.

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  6. Southern Plains still grappling with persistent droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Ag Professional

    Unlike California, a wet June over the nation's heartland helped to slowly erode portion of drought on the southern and central Plains, but it wasn't enough to bring the region out of drought.

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  7. No right to know where chemicals are storedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Ag Professional

    A report from the Associated Press this week notes that the Texas agency that keeps records on chemical storage isn't disclosing information to just anyone.

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  8. Texas fertilizer plant fire turns out OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Ag Professional

    Because of the West, Texas, fire and explosion, a fire at a fertilizer plant in the town of Athens, Texas, made news in Texas, but it was not seen as anything more than another common fire like what occurs everywhere, every day across the nation by most national media.

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  9. Texas drought recedes a little, but many reservoirs remain lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Ag Professional

    The drought may be far from gone, but from all indications it has been pushed back somewhat in the last couple of weeks, according to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and other sources.

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  10. Texas fertilizer plant fire turns out OKRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | Ag Professional

    Because of the West, Texas, fire and explosion, a fire at a fertilizer plant in the town of Athens, Texas, made news in Texas, but it was not seen as anything more than another a common fire like what occurs everywhere, every day across the nation by most national media.

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