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RussellJoseph Sparky
20-09-2019

Re: Discharge ports, meters per second, cubic meters per second.

Thanks for the response. Unsure how the gas emissions is relevant as the gas is going to be burnt somewhere at sometime so there is zero net gain or loss whether the gas is burnt at Crib Point or elsewhere. With respect, your argument here is a furphy.Ultimately, if a closed loop system is what it takes to protect the marine environment of Westernport then so be it in my view - it is simply the cost of production.
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RussellJoseph Sparky
03-07-2019

Re: Discharge ports, meters per second, cubic meters per second.

There is not enough water produced to enable 450ML per day but there are two issues here. First, the plant can be upgraded to produce more water and secondly the vessel should be able to recycle water without having to discharge and recharge 450ML every day. My original question for AGL is what is the cost to recycle the water as opposed to pumping it in and out every day.
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RussellJoseph Sparky
25-06-2019

Re: Discharge ports, meters per second, cubic meters per second.

Understood they chose the cheaper version but for the government and community to decide if there is more value in paying a little bit more for the gas or potentially destroying the marine environment of this RAMSAR site then I think we need to be able to quantify this cost. Just saying it is a cheaper option is meaningless, how much cheaper and how does this stack up against the environmental value of Westernport Bay as an environmental asset. We need to deal in actual numbers here.
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RussellJoseph Sparky
19-06-2019

Re: Discharge ports, meters per second, cubic meters per second.

Rob, thanks for getting back to me but you have missed part of my point.There is already a recycled water line coming from the Somers treatment plant to Hastings which can fill the vessel with water and rather than offload and onload every day, just reheat it. This is NOT a potable water supply but recycled treated sewage which otherwise, as in the case at Gunnamatta, gets dumped at sea at the rate of 350 million litres every single day. AGL mentioned at one of their sessions that it is possibl ...
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