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Judge Vacates State Fine in Deadly Tesoro Refinery Blast
ANACORTES (AP) — A judge has overturned a workplace-safety fine levied against Tesoro following the 2010 deadly explosion at its Anacortes, Washington, refinery. The proposed order by Judge Mark Jaffe with the state Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals on Thursday vacates nearly $2...
Phillips 66 Worker Released From Hospital After Acid Leak
FERNDALE  (AP) — A Phillips 66 contractor who was hospitalized after a toxic acid leak at a refinery near Bellingham has been released. The Bellingham Herald reports the man was among seven workers - six contractors and a Phillips employee - taken to a local hospital after a hydrofluoric acid leak Feb...
Shell Faces $133,000 Penalty for 2015 Chemical Release
ANACORTES (AP) — Shell Puget Sound Refinery faces a $133,000 penalty for a 2015 chemical release that prompted complaints from people living near the Anacortes facility. The Northwest Clean Air Agency, which enforces air quality regulations, on Wednesday also found the refinery failed to follow certain practices to minimize emissions...
Shell Halts Proposed Oil-by-rail Project at its Refinery
ANACORTES (AP) — Shell Puget Sound Refinery has terminated plans for a proposed oil-by-rail project at its refinery near Anacortes. Under the plan, trains would have brought crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota to replace some of the supply Shell currently gets from Alaska's North Slope...