Anacortes (United States)

Type: City
Name: Anacortes (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 48.490002
Longitude: -122.629997
population: 16,061
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Ferry service back to normal Saturday, officials say

Tugboats bring the Tacoma to dock after it lost power while traveling from Seattle to Bainbridge Island on Tuesday.advertisement | your ad hereStaff and wire servicesSEATTLE — Puget Sound ferry service moved closer to normalcy Thursday afternoon with ... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Back in the Day — July 30, 2014

Through the activity of A. P. Gilllies, a Seattle promoter, three Boston capitalists were brought to Anacortes this week and were interested in a project of diking and reclaiming for agricultural purposes the tide lands of Padilla bay and the building ... [Published Goanacortes.com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tesoro to invest $400 million in new xylene facility

San Antonio-based refiner Tesoro Corp. is planning to invest $400 million in petrochemical feedstock manufacturing in its U.S. West Coast refining system.The company intends to upgrade its facility at Anacortes, Washington, so that it can start extracting ... [Published Processing Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Oil Train Tanker Cars Derail In Seattle

by Tony Schick, Cassandra Profitaby Tony SchickA train that included oil tankers carrying Bakken crude derailed early Thursday in a Seattle railyard. No oil was reported to have spilled. credit: Ashley AhearnBNSF Railway crews work on a derailment ... [Published Oregon Public Broadcasting - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Oil, coal trains: 210K barrels a day here

A coal train passes an oil train after tanker cars derailed in Magnolia this morning. Oil and coal could become the Northwest’s “supreme shipping commodities” crowding our trade dependent economy..A new report, unveiled as oil tanker cars derailed in ... [Published seattlepi.com - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Coal, Refinery, Puget Sound
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tesoro to invest $400M in new petrochemical feedstock project

16:59 ET | About: Tesoro Corporation (TSO)Tesoro (NYSE:TSO) announces plans to produce petrochemical feedstock in its U.S. west coast refining system, gathering intermediate feedstock, primarily reformate, for xylene extraction at Anacortes, Wash.An initial ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

United States: Washington wanderings

It's amazing what Americans get up to in the corn rows, writes Pamela Wade.Families seek the best and brightest pumpkins at Swans Trail, near Snohomish north of Seattle. Photo / Pamela WadeFarmer Pete cheerfully announced that they had "lost a teacher ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

A big, controversial Columbia River oil terminal: The Governor will decide

The nearest deep water port to North Dakota’s Bakken oil field is Vancouver, Washington, and as many as four tanker trains, each a mile-and-a-half long, will arrive at the Columbia River each day if the Vancouver Energy Distribution Terminal gets bui ... [Published seattlepi.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Cross-country journey leads to stop at Bowlus Fun Day

By Patrick Slack,  Staff WriterA group of bikers traveling from Anacortes, Wash. to Bar Harbor, Maine made an overnight stop in Bowlus July 5, and participated in the Bowlus Fun Day parade, July 6. Pictured is part of the group resting in the parking ... [Published Morrison County Record - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Larsen Calls on President Obama to Make Chemical Facilities Safer

Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc.WASHINGTON--Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, continued his efforts today to improve safety at refineries and chemical facilities following the April 2010 explosion at the Tesoro refinery in Anacortes that killed seven ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

4 years after blast, Tesoro mostly unscathed | KUOW

It was the state’s worst industrial accident in nearly 50 years.On a chilly April night in 2010, a giant fireball lit up the sky above Anacortes, Washington. A southeast wind pushed a plume of black smoke toward the heart of this seaside town an hour ... [Published Sightline Daily - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

What’s open, closed on the Fourth

Here’s a list of what’s open and closed on the Fourth of July holiday:• Seattle street parking is free.• In Seattle, garbage, food and yard waste, and recycling will be picked up on the regular schedule, according to the city’s website. Bellevue pickup ... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 03 2014]

Quotes

" Many of us Senate Democrats were very dismayed and frustrated when the majority Republicans refused to consider the House bill. I spoke in debate on the Senate floor Republican, pointing out the risk to citizens across the state but in particular to those in the 36th district residing near the rail tracks, as I do in Belltown" said Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles
...The report, by the non-partisan Congressional Research Service, concludes: "This rather sudden shift in transportation patterns raises concerns about the safety and efficiency of oil tankers and barges."
...more vessels out of service is a clear indicator that we must move quickly to complete construction of the three new 144 car ferries," Ranker said. "Even more to the point, however, is that this further underscores the critical need for the legislature to pass a transportation package that will improve our clearly struggling ferry system as well as other sorely needed infrastructure improvements throughout our state.”"
"Since the U S is the country that is making the most money on refining and the most secure with our supply, we need to keep running high to keep enough in the coffers in case there's a run on [supply elsewhere]" Oil Outlooks President Carl Larry said

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City and state officials address oil trains in ... [Published Ballard News Tribune - Aug 01 2014]
5 Safety Concerns With Shipping Oil By Water [Published Chinook Observer - Aug 01 2014]
Ferry service back to normal Saturday, official... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 01 2014]
Two-day shutdown of international sailing 'irre... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 01 2014]
Back in the Day — July 30, 2014 [Published Goanacortes.com - Jul 29 2014]
Platts Pre-Report Survey of Analysts’ EIA/API E... [Published Bunker Ports News Worldwide - Jul 29 2014]
Tesoro to invest $400 million in new xylene fac... [Published Processing Magazine - Jul 28 2014]
Spotlight on green news & views: Tanker car saf... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 26 2014]
Derailment intensifies concerns over oil transp... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 25 2014]
Railway Claims Oil Transport Through Seattle Is... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 25 2014]
Oil, coal trains: 210K barrels a day here [Published seattlepi.com - Jul 24 2014]
Oil Train Tanker Cars Derail In Seattle [Published Oregon Public Broadcasting - Jul 24 2014]
Tesoro to invest $400M in new petrochemical fee... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 21 2014]
Tesoro Corporation Announces New Petrochemical ... [Published Whittier Daily News - Jul 21 2014]
Boeing Introduces New Method For Building 777 F... [Published Aero-News Network - Jul 21 2014]
Passenger comfort drives Boeing 777X interior [Published HeraldNet - Jul 16 2014]
United States: Washington wanderings [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 13 2014]
Cross-country journey leads to stop at Bowlus F... [Published Morrison County Record - Jul 11 2014]
Larsen Calls on President Obama to Make Chemica... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 11 2014]
A big, controversial Columbia River oil termina... [Published seattlepi.com - Jul 11 2014]
4 years after blast, Tesoro mostly unscathed | ... [Published Sightline Daily - Jul 11 2014]
Roman Seleznev (AKA Bulba, AKA Track2, AKA NCUX... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jul 10 2014]
Man accused of stealing card numbers from local... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 08 2014]
Demand for Coastal and Transoceanic ATBs Grows [Published Marine Link - Jul 07 2014]
Comments on Eaton’s decision | letter [Published Islands Sounder - Jul 05 2014]
Bicycling across the U.S. [Published Thousand Oaks Acorn - Jul 03 2014]
What’s open, closed on the Fourth [Published Seattle Times - Jul 03 2014]
Gorge Commission looks at oil trains [Published Hood River News - Jul 02 2014]
Washington’s Crude Awakening [Published Whatcom Watch Online - Jul 01 2014]
Find a public fireworks display near you [Published King5.com - Jun 30 2014]
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Railway Claims Oil Transport Through Seattle Is... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 25 2014]
Courtesy of Josh FogtThe derailed train, this morning in Interbay. Gus Melonas, spokesperson for the Burlington Norther Santa Fe Railway, called earlier this afternoon to offer more details on this morning's oil train derailment under the Magnolia ...
Roman Seleznev (AKA Bulba, AKA Track2, AKA NCUX... [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jul 10 2014]
The media is buzzing about the arrest of hacker and stolen credit card vendor Roman Seleznev who has appeared in court in the US territory of Guam after being arrested in the Maldives. The story is growing into an international diplomatic spat as a Russian ...
McAdams Wright Ragen agrees to merge with Baird [Published PE Hub Blog - Apr 10 2014]
McAdams Wright Ragen, Inc. , an investment firm located in Seattle, Washington, has agreed to merge with Baird . Terms of the deal, which are subject to customary regulatory approvals, were not disclosed. Press Release Baird and McAdams Wright Ragen, ...
Environment Pollution - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Mar 17 2014]
EDIS Number: ED-20140317-43045-USA Date / time: 17/03/2014 04:29:39 [UTC] Event: Environment Pollution Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Washington Location: Anacortes [Shell Puget Sound Refinery] Number of Deads: N/A Number ...
You Could Get Blown Up By An Exploding Oil Trai... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Feb 13 2014]
AHOil train protesters momentarily block a railroad in South Seattle in January. Last July, the town center of Lac-Megantic in Quebec was practically vaporized, killing 47 people, when a train carrying crude oil extracted from North Dakota's Bakken ...
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