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February 26, 2012 at 5:05 PM

649-foot cargo ship regains power, no longer adrift

The Associated Press The U.S. Coast Guard says power has been restored on a 648-foot car container ship that was drifting without power off the Oregon coast southwest of the Columbia River mouth. The Coast Guard says the Singapore-flagged Morning Spruce reported late Sunday morning the engine lost power about 12 miles from the river’s entrance. Coast Guard…


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February 23, 2012 at 9:07 AM

3,000 gallons of diesel spill in Interbay train yard

BNSF workers inspect a switcher that earlier had tipped over the pictured locomotive which spilled several thousand gallons of diesel fuel into the ditch. (Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) Some 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel have leaked from a derailed train in Interbay this morning. The fuel seeped down storm drains and is believed…


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