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  •   Home > News > Local Politics

    Greater Wellington Regional Council is tipping cold water on one councillors call to dump a million litres of sludge a day into Cook Strait

    Greater Wellington Regional Council is tipping cold water on one councillors call to dump a million litres of sludge a day into Cook Strait


    In a bid to cut costs, a leaked email shows councillor Sean Rush raised the option of reinstating an outfall from Moa Point to deposit treated wastewater into the strait.

    Chief executive Daran (darin) Ponter says the proposal is premature and unwarranted.

    He says there is a sense this could be using the covid situation to suggest the project is an emergency.

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