William E. Cleary | CNBNewsnet
GLOUCESTER CITY NJ May 30, 2016--Ryan Durham, who lives in the vicinity
of the Blueknight Energy site, King Street, and Jersey Avenues, contacted CNBNews recently about a strong odor of asphalt coming into the city from the Blueknight property. Durham said he has been complaining about the smell for three years.
According to their website Blueknight Energy Partners provides midstream services for the crude oil, residual fuel oil, and asphalt cement industries. BKEP’s operations include: Crude oil transportation pipelines, gathering systems and a truck fleet to carry crude oil from producing fields to logistics hubs, and Liquid asphalt cement and residual fuel oil terminals and storage facilities.
The Blueknight plant is just three blocks from 5th Street and Jersey Avenue where the new school is being built.