The American Pyrotechnics Association(APA) recently sent out a press release regarding the Boston Bombing. Recently it was discovered that one of the bomber had purchased consumer grade fireworks. The APA sets the record straight, that these fireworks could not have been used in the bombings.
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BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In response to the intense media interest surrounding the consumer firework devices purchased in Seabrook, NH by Tamerlan Tsarnaev, that have been implicated as a possible source of explosive material used in the tragic Boston bombings, the American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) issues the following information to help the general public better understand its products and how they are regulated as well as provide some facts to clarify a number of misstatements made by the media in covering this investigation.
“The fireworks industry is heavily regulated by multiple U.S. federal regulatory agencies in addition to state and Continue reading