This April 18 file photo shows the remains of the the fertilizer plant smoldering in the rain at the at the West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas after an explosion at the plant. Until the local fertilizer company in West, Texas, blew up last month and demolished scores of homes, many in that town of 2,800 didn't know what chemicals were stored alongside the railroad tracks or how dangerous they were. Even rescue workers didn't know what they were up against. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
Terror fears keep toxic plants hidden from public
By JACK GILLUM, DINA CAPPIELLO and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI
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