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Two Weeks After the Explosion in West

Wednesday marks two weeks since the fertilizer plant explosion in West.

Mayor Tommy Muska says they haven’t heard from Governor Perry about an emergency declaration which would then go the President.

West042813Muska-2.mp3Comments from Tommy Muska regarding the wait for an emergency declaration.

Muska also says they’re waiting to hear from the state if they can reopen the city landfill to dump and recycle debris.

West042813Muska-1.mp3Comments from Tommy Muska about reopening the city landfill.

Community volunteer Karen Bernsen is organizing a non-profit foundation to cover expenses for the next three to five years.

west042813KarenBersten.mp3Comments from Karen Bersten.

While cash donations continue to be welcomed, community leaders say they have all the donations of bottled water to clothing they can handle.

West042813Vanek.mp3Mayor Pro-Tem Steve Vanek lists examples of donations.

While an overnight curfew continues, area law enforcement has taken over security for DPS troopers.

Below is a video of the town hall meeting in West from April 28:

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Posted by on May 1 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.

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