Cause of West Fertilizer incident is still undetermined
Agricultural Retailers Association
At a press conference held yesterday evening by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Texas State Fire Marshal's Office, authorities reported that the cause of the fire at the West Texas Fertilizer Facility remains undetermined at this time. They did report on causes of the fire that have been eliminated and causes that have not been eliminated in their investigation.
Clarifying implication of EPA's SPCC
The goal of Spill Prevention and Control Countermeasure (SPCC) is to prevent oil spills into waters of the United States and adjoining shorelines. These plans can help farmers prevent oil spills, which can damage water resources needed for farming operations.
We recognize that many farmers and ranchers continue to have questions about whether they will be affected and what they can do to be in compliance.
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