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Topic - West Fertilizer Co.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous homes and a school and killed 15 people.
On the first Sunday after a fertilizer plant explosion leveled part of this tiny Texas town, the Rev. John Crowder stood atop a long flatbed overlooking a hayfield and spoke to his congregation.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday he is declaring McLennan County a disaster area and calling for federal relief from President Obama in the wake of a massive explosion at a fertilizer plant that killed up to 15 people and injured scores more.