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West, Texas, Rebuilds
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Apr 17, 2014 07:02 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- West, Texas, Mayor Tommy Muska knows he has a fine line to walk.

His community is still recovering from a devastating explosion of a fertilizer plant a year ago. For people in his city to readily accept a possible fertilizer supplier building a new facility there, officials know they'll need to approach the idea with extreme caution.

Farmers require fertilizer. At the beginning of this year's planting season, many farmers are traveling 15 to 20 miles to Hillsboro and Hubbard for ammonium nitrate and other supplies, the mayor said. City officials are in discussions with another company ...

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