ASIO is seeking approval to store more than half a million litres of fuel at its new $589 million headquarters in Canberra a street away from family homes.
In an application to the ACT Environmental Protection Authority, the spy agency says it wants 660,000 litres of diesel stored on the Constitution Avenue site to run back-up generators.
Local residents are concerned about the massive store and angry about a lack of consultation.
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Storm in a teacup. Not worth worrying about. There is probably a lot more stored around various buildings in civic in case of blackout, and in shopping centres.