Land Board Gives Green Light to Big Island Biofuel Project

posted in: January 2015 | 0

The state Board of Land and Natural Resources last month unanimously approved a 65-year pipeline easement to Summit Biofuel, LLC. The company plans to use the pipeline to move biofuels from cargo ships at the port of Hilo to a renovated tank farm nearby. The one-time rental payment recommend by the Department of Land and Natural Resources’s Land Division has yet to be determined.

The pipeline and fuel tanks were used for years by Shell Oil, which completed work on the 10-inch-diameter asphalt cement pipeline and associated heating oil lines in 1963. In 1980, the . . .

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