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MAY 14, 2013: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
Texas City (Texas) disaster (1947)
- After Plant Explosion, Texas Remains Wary of Regulation
- Fire breaks out in Bangladesh building where 377 die | Reuters
- Wal-Mart won’t sign Bangladesh building safety agreement – The Washing Post
- Triangle Shirtwaist fire, March 25, 1911
- NEAR CLOSING TIME ON MARCH 25, 1911, a fire broke out at the Triangle Waist Factory in New York City. Within 18 minutes, 146 people were dead as a result of the fire. http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/
- Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Triangle Shirtwaist Fire – AFL-CIO
- U.S. Department of Labor – The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911
- West Fertilizer Co
- Fertilizer Plant Manager Believes 50 Tons Of Ammonium Nitrate In Building That Exploded: http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/05/06/fertilizer-plant-manager-believes-50-tons-of-ammonium-nitrate-in-building-that-exploded/
- Texas plant that exploded had $1m policy: http://www.boston.com/news/nation/2013/05/04/texas-plant-that-exploded-had-policy/FzmnLdAhYckTMsCW1vKqlN/story.html
- West Fertilizer Co. fined in 2006 by EPA | wfaa.com Dallas – Fort Worth
- Exclusive: At Texas fertilizer plant, a history of theft, tampering
Texas City Explosion (April 16, 1947)