Explosives Next Door Unnerve U.S. Towns With Fertilizer Plants

Explosives Next Door Unnerve U.S. Towns With Fertilizer Plants

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Inside the El Dorado Chemical Co. warehouse, white pearls of ammonium nitrate, the chemical that exploded April 17 at a similar facility, spill from a row of 10-foot high wooden bins labeled “Nitrate 34-0-0.”