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    Further On Proposal To Store 200,000 Gallons Of Jet Fuel Above-Ground @ LB Airport In Four-50,000 Gallon Tanks West of Lakewood Blvd. Near Runway 25R:

  • City Mgr. Says Proposal Is Not Prohibited By Any Specific Req't, Would Meet All Applicable Safety Standards, Is Consistent With Underlying Land Use/Zoning And An Airport Business' Lease

    [Note: Our report below follows up on a story first reported by on April 18.]

    (April 26, 2003) -- An April 25 memo from Acting City Manager Gerald Miller to the Mayor and City Council, obtained by, regarding an airport business' proposal to store 200,000 gallons of jet fuel in four above-ground 50,000 gallon tanks at LB Airport (west of Lakewood Blvd. near Runway 25R) says if some current outstanding fire code issues are met, "there is no specific requirement that would prohibit the installation and operation of this use" and if six items required by Fire Prevention are met "the project would meet all applicable safety standards."

    Mr. Miller's memo adds, "The proposed project is consistent with the underlying land use/zoning and with MillionAir's lease." (The entity proposing the above-ground fuel tanks is comprised of MillionAir and Air BP.)

    To view Mr. Miller's memo in pdf form, click: City Mgr. April 25 Memo re Above-Ground Fuel Tanks.

    City Manager Miller's memo refers to an attachment consisting of a two page narrative and general arrangement site plan prepared by MillionAir, previously posted by To view these documents, click MillionAir Narrative and General Arrangement Site Plan.

    For background on this story in's April 18 coverage, click Permit Sought To Store 200,000 Gallons Of Jet Fuel Above-Ground @ LB Airport, Putting Four-50,000 Gallon Tanks West of Lakewood Blvd. Near Runway 25R


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