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Boxer Investigates Texas Blast
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon May 6, 2013 11:25 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The chairwoman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced Tuesday the committee will examine the circumstances of the April 17 explosion at the fertilizer facility in West, Texas.

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Chemical Safety Board stating her committee plans to hold hearings about the explosion, which killed 15 people and caused millions of dollars in damage to the town of 2,700 people.

"I cannot rest until we get to the bottom of what caused the disaster in West, Texas, and the tragic loss of life," ...

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