Feds accept changes at Texas Tech after 2010 lab explosion

San Antonio Express News - Federal chemical safety officials have accepted changes made by Texas Tech following a lab explosion five years ago that left a graduate student severely injured.

The university on Friday announced the U.S. Chemical Safety Board acknowledged the changes made by the school, at the panel's recommendation. School officials in Lubbock say the board has closed its investigation in the January 2010 explosion in the chemistry and biochemistry department.

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