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Seattle Times letters to the editor

Category: Oil
February 20, 2014 at 6:55 PM

Questions linger from Tesoro refinery explosion

I appreciate and respect the opinions of the Tesoro executives as stated in their letter [“Tesoro explosion: Perspectives of outside stakeholders is valuable,” Northwest Voices, Feb. 10]. My boy, Lew C. Janz, was killed in that explosion. So I feel that I have the right to ask a few questions. First: Why was the area…

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0 Comments | More in Oil | Topics: Anacortes, Hershel Janz, Lew C. Janz

February 10, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Tesoro explosion: Perspectives of outside stakeholders is valuable

In its editorial, The Times suggests that a recent draft report issued by the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) in Washington, D.C., demonstrates that attitudes and working conditions at Tesoro’s Anacortes refinery contributed to the tragic loss of seven of our colleagues in April 2010 ["Tesoro refinery tragedy all too familiar," Opinion, Feb. 3]. Tesoro strongly…

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0 Comments | More in Oil | Topics: Anacortes, Brian Coffman, Danial S. Cameron