Skip to comments.FEMA denies aid to Texas town where fertilizer plant exploded
Posted on 06/12/2013 5:56:25 PM PDT by Nachum
HOUSTON 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.
According to a letter obtained by The Associated Press, FEMA said it reviewed the state's appeal to help West but decided that the explosion "is not of the severity and magnitude that warrants a major disaster declaration."
The blast killed 10 first responders and brought national attention to the agricultural community. President Barack Obama traveled to the area to attend a memorial service for the first responders and others who died trying to help.
The FEMA funds would have helped pay for public repairs such as roads, sewer lines, pipes and a school that were destroyed. It does not impact emergency funds FEMA has provided to individual residents.
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Too many Tea Party members?
Don’t the people there have insurance?
Why ask Uncle Sugar for handouts?
(sigh) Bush’s fault.
"Reward my friends, punish my enemies."
The mystery is...why don't the inside the beltway types make this connection between Obama and the NSA?
Is it so hard to believe there is some kind of conspiracy...so must we conclude that the so-called inside the beltway conservatives are just naive?
Rush knows there is a coup underway...are the others just so thick headed that they cannot comprehend the truth.
Well I’m done thinking what this is all about.
denied for the infrastructure, not the people...
There are not enough Democrat voters there to qualify for federal aid.
So they should just pay taxes to be distributed to Obamas favored list and not ask for any thing back when disaster hits them?
How much money does West need? That way we can start trying to raise that money.
Ostinko used that town for a photo-op. I just knew he would screw them over because Texas didn’t vote for him. The denial is because O wants them to see how they are going to hurt.
Obama did say to vote for him for reasons of revenge.
I prefer to keep those GUN-GRABBERS out. Texas is (now) a wealthy state and we can take care of our own.
needed to buy more ammo so they were short of bucks
Unexpected? Red State.
Now if only we’d secede.
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