Anacortes http://kplu.org en Opposition stirring against plans for big bottling plant in Anacortes http://kplu.org/post/opposition-stirring-against-plans-big-bottling-plant-anacortes <p>In the city of Anacortes, plans are underway to build what might become the biggest beverage bottling plant in the country.</p><p>Some residents are worried the scale of the operation will ruin their quality of life and put undue strain on the area’s water supply. Skagit County is considering a zoning change tonight to make room for the plant - and activists are planning to turn out against it.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:27:08 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 8361 at http://kplu.org Opposition stirring against plans for big bottling plant in Anacortes Suit filed over deaths at Tesoro Refinery http://kplu.org/post/suit-filed-over-deaths-tesoro-refinery <p>The families of six Tesoro&nbsp;Corporation refinery workers killed in an explosion at an&nbsp;Anacortes&nbsp;site last April have filed a wrongful-death suit against the company Wednesday.&nbsp;</p><p><i>The Seattle Times'</i> Jim Brunner reports the suit alleges Tesoro was negligent in addressing the conditions that resulted in the blast, which killed seven people. In addition to the six families, a contractor injured in the explosion has also joined the suit.</p> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 02:05:18 +0000 KPLU News Staff 758 at http://kplu.org Suit filed over deaths at Tesoro Refinery