Subtle Changes Following West Explosion
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Apr 28, 2014 12:14 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- On the surface, it seems not much has changed for the fertilizer industry in the year since the deadly fertilizer retail business explosion in West, Texas.

There are no new federal or state regulations mandating how fertilizer be stored or handled since that April 17, 2013, tragedy in central Texas. However, there are new fertilizer industry initiatives which will put more attention on the regulatory process for retailers.

The West blast shocked the fertilizer industry because of the death and destruction it caused, but also for another reason: It showed federal regulations and adherence to best practices, ...

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