Sen. Boxer Wants EPA To Answer About Texas Plant Blast

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 7:02 PM EDT) -- U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., on Tuesday said the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will launch an investigation into the April 17 explosion that leveled a Texas fertilizer plant to see whether safety laws governing such facilities need to be strengthened.

Boxer, who is chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, sent letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Chemical Safety Board on Tuesday, asking the duo to share their plans to investigate the accident as the committee gears up for...
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