Jet fuel plan for Mt Maunganui rejected

Jet fuel plan for Mt Maunganui rejected
Gavin Evans
A plan for a 45-million litre fuel facility at the Port of Tauranga has been rejected by a planning commissioner.Timaru Oil Services, which commissioned a new fuel terminal at that port last year, had proposed building a new four-tank facility on land it has leased for 40 years from the Port of Tauranga. The site, in Totara Street in Mount Maunganui’s industrial area, would have stored jet fuel and diesel.But while the proposal complied with many aspects of the Tauranga city and Bay of Plenty regional plans and would be surrounded by othe...

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