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United Riverhead chairman Catsimatidis calls town ‘anti-business’ after withdrawing permit application for biofuel tanks

Facing strong community opposition and a split town board, United Riverhead Terminal has withdrawn its special permit application to install six biofuel storage tanks at its Northville facility.

Town tables action on United Riverhead Terminal’s proposed biofuel tanks

Controversy over a proposal to build six tanks to store biofuel at United Riverhead Terminal's Northville facility bNew York State is requiring to be added to home heating oil

Town, United Riverhead Terminal reach agreement on permit for biofuel tanks at Northville facility

Riverhead officials have reached agreement with United Riverhead Terminal to allow the company to install six tanks to store biofuel at its Northville facility.

Residents voice opposition to biofuel plan by United Riverhead Terminal

The operator of the oil storage and distribution facility in Northville seeks permission to build six biofuel storage tanks with a collective capacity of 108,000 gallons, for blending with heating oil and diesel fuel.

Luminati has a new partner: billionaire businessman John Catsimatidis

The billionaire grocery store and petroleum company mogul says he has deep roots and interest in aviation, and is very excited by Luminati’s development plans at the Calverton Enterprise Park.
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Town rejects United Riverhead’s fuel cell proposal; company will resubmit, rep says

United Riverhead Terminal’s bid to install a fuel cell power plant on a portion of its property in Northville has been rejected by the Town of Riverhead — at least for now.

United Riverhead Terminal owner Catsimatidis: Bakken crude oil storage in Northville facility is ‘confirmed’ safe

In an "open letter to the community" United Riverhead Terminal CEO John Catsimatidis says there is no public danger resulting from the storage of Bakken crude at his Northville terminal facility.

Failed underground heat pipe at United Riverhead Terminal sprouts sink hole in Sound Shore Road: cops

The sink hole was caused by the failure of a United Riverhead Terminal heat pipe buried in the roadway, causing steam to escape, which undermined the pavement, according to officials.

‘Extra-flammable’ crude oil being stored at Riverhead oil tanks; town officials, first responders kept in the dark

United Riverhead Terminal began storing the exceptionally volatile Bakken crude oil produced by fracking in North Dakota in 2014. RiverheadLOCAL exclusive report.

United Riverhead Terminal expansion application shelved — at least for now

Town supervisor says he suggested the company withdraw its application to meet with community members and gather additional information for town board. The suggestion was not motivated by political considerations, he said.