Construction could begin as soon as next week on a jet fuel facility on Port Metro Vancouver land just outside Richmond.
The location, on the south arm of the Fraser near the Riverport entertainment complex, is a major issue for Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie, and he says he’ll continue to push the federal government to intervene despite this permit issued by Port Metro Vancouver.
“When you talk about the tank farm, we have many concerns,” says Brodie. “These are very large structures on the corner of the Port property.”
Brodie supports the construction of a facility, but says he’d like to see it built closer to the airport.
“We have made our comments and concerns known to the federal government at all times,” says Brodie. “We’re hoping for some kind of a federal response to it.” …