Update: Odor Issue
Sep 28, 2017
This morning, the Shell Puget Sound Refinery detected an odor. We have since identified an on-site odor source coming from one of our tanks. We are actively collaborating with numerous businesses and agencies to determine if this odor is associated with other odor complaints in the community. We apologize to our neighbors for any concerns the odor may have caused.
We are responding and working to eliminate our on-site odor as quickly as possible. Ongoing air monitoring results in the surrounding area show no detectable levels of harmful compounds, but we recognize that an unpleasant odor can have a negative impact.
We will continue to conduct on-site and off-site air monitoring, and we will notify the community once we have resolved our odor issue. Operations at the refinery are stable at this time.
Our goal is always to conduct our work in a way that respects our neighbors. If you are concerned about the odor, please call the refinery main gate at 360-293-0800. You can also follow us on social media:
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