Small diesel spills in Everett, Federal Way

by Tim Flanagan on April 30, 2010

Jeff Chew has the story in the Peninsula Daily News:

PORT TOWNSEND — The Port of Port Townsend hopes to acquire the Chilkat Express, abortion one of the fastest passenger vessels in U.S. waters, patient "if all the stars line up, look " Deputy Director Jim Pivarnik said Wednesday.

"It’s our vision to bring a boat into Point Hudson," he said.
Such a ferry would attract passengers from Seattle who could then connect to tours to wineries, restaurants or other sights in and around Port Townsend before taking them back to the Emerald City, he said.

Pivarnik briefly detailed the port’s passenger ferry position during a Port Townsend Main Street Merchants Breakfast meeting on transportation proposals in Port Townsend.

P.S. Express, which operates Point Hudson to San Juan Island whale-watching tours and is owned by Pete and Sherry Hanke, is consulting with the port on a possible acquisition that Pivarnik said is predicated on the port securing a $1 million U.S. Senate transportation subcommittee appropriation with the help of Sen. Patty Murray, D-Freeland.

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The Associated Press brings us this story:

Dash Point State Park diesel spill reaches Sound

FEDERAL WAY, cialis Wash. A diesel spill into a creek at Dash Point State Park in Federal Way has reached Puget Sound.
TV helicopter video at dawn Friday shows a sheen on the water.
The Coast Guard and state Ecology Department responded to the spill overnight, price
and workers put absorbent pads in the creek in an attempt to prevent the diesel from reaching the sound.

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Meanwhile, herbal
the Everett Herald has this story:

Source of Everett Marina fuel spill unknown

EVERETT — The source of a small diesel spill at the Everett Marina remains a mystery.

Officials with the state Department of Ecology were alerted to a diesel sheen visible from Anthony’s Restaurant around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, spokesman Larry Altose said.

Port of Everett officials used absorbent pads to try to mop up the spill, Altose said.

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