Richmond is not really OK with jet fuel or LNG terminals on the Fraser

Delta Optimist

Editor:

Re: Richmond council OK with jet fuel, just not LNG, letter to the editor, July 16

The letter claims that Richmond council opposes expansion of FortisBC’s Tilbury LNG plant yet allows a jet fuel terminal across the river in Richmond.

According to Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie, nobody on Richmond council wants the jet fuel pipeline and terminal but he was willing to support it because of legal advice that a rejection would be legally over-ridden.

The issue was controversial with half the councillors voting in opposition. Brodie cast the decisive vote in favour. …

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