fuel tanker http://kplu.org en Boeing workers and unions celebrate winning bid for Air Force tanker contract http://kplu.org/post/boeing-workers-and-unions-celebrate-winning-bid-air-force-tanker-contract <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-954706.mp3</p><p>It&#39;s <a href="http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2014330965_tanker26.html">a day of celebration and pride</a> at the Boeing plant in Everett, after the company won the $35 billion-dollar Air Force contract for a new aerial tanker fleet.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 26 Feb 2011 00:58:38 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp & The Associated Press 883 at http://kplu.org Clean up continues after fuel tanker spill on Olympic Peninsula http://kplu.org/post/clean-continues-after-fuel-tanker-spill-olympic-peninsula <p>An estimated 4,300 gallons of fuel spilled Wednesday when a tanker truck overturned on U.S. Highway 101 about 25 miles south of Forks. Work continues at the site today to contain the spill as quickly as possible.</p><p>Kim Schmanke&nbsp;of the state&#39;s Department of Ecology says crews righted the damaged trailer late Wednesday afternoon. The State Patrol says the truck driver wasn&#39;t injured in crash yesterday morning.&nbsp;</p><p>Schmanke says response agencies and cleanup contractors are working to recover the spilled fuel and assess environmental impacts.</p> Fri, 25 Feb 2011 00:36:30 +0000 KPLU News Staff & The Associated Press 872 at http://kplu.org Clean up continues after fuel tanker spill on Olympic Peninsula