COODE ISLAND COMMUNITY
Peter La Rose
ITEM 1. WELCOME BY THE CHAIR,
APOLOGIES & CONFIRMATION OF DRAFT AGENDA
Theo Pykoulas, Bro Sheffield-Brotherton, Geoff Millard
of draft agenda – adopted
ITEM 2. CONFIRM DRAFT MINUTES
FOR THE MEETING 31 MAY 2012, AND REVIEW ACTION ITEM LIST.
Draft minutes of
31 May, 2012 adopted.
30/08/12. Geoff Millard will include the first six months of 2010 in the
2010-2011 Community Report.
ACTION: Carlo to clarify the new arrangements for the
financial year reports to EPA and the Community, and the timing of receipt by
the CICCC of the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 reports.
– Robin to email Carlo MFB website mentioning neighbors.
– Carlo to ask Paul Hayward to update Improvement Action Plan.
Carlo to email
to Robin. Carlo will follow this item up.
– Carlo cannot find the 52 recommendations. Believes they are not recommendations
only minor things. Will leave until Geoff Millard comes back
ITEM 3. REPORTS FROM AGENCIES
CITY OF MARYIBYRNONG
Robin spoke on
behalf of Theo. Robin emailed everyone a “Shelter In Place” leaflet the
council had distributed.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AUTHORITY
EPA attended Terminals site and performed audit.
Community Forum (Robin sent out details via
New Waste Management Policy – Movement of
Controlled Waste between States and Territories
Upgraded Beach Report for the coming summer
Upgraded Fact Sheets on website
Activity Report and Environmental Citizenship power point presentation.
response to Jessamy’s comments on the new Waste Management Policy, Ian
mentioned that he had recently attended a seminar organized by the Health,
Safety and Environment group of the Royal Australian Chemical Institution where
an EPA speaker, Dr Laura-Lee Innes had made a presentation on handling
intractable chemicals (such as dioxins, PCBs, and mercury), and means of
preventing them from getting into the environment. Ian mentioned that since the
time when M.V.Vulcanus came to Melbourne and too on board some such intractable
wastes for high temperature incineration at sea, the options for disposing of
these wastes were very limited.
Jessamy EPA has 2 principal waste experts – Waste and
Robin Went on the
EPA website and could not find any licenses, audits, works approvals, permits
Jessamy I will follow up.
ACTION: Jessamy to follow up the availability of company
related licences, audits, works approvals, permits and EIPs on the EPA web
found out EPA can only provide complaint information in a general way only back
to when EPA started computerising information – 1990. Need to make
previous information available. Only able to obtain earlier information
via “Freedom of Information
Jessamy I will find out whether EPA intends to put the
old complaint information up on its website, and advise the Committee.
ACTION: Jessamy to advise the Committee whether EPA intends to
put the old complaints data up on its web site.
EPA auditors attended the site for a performance audit.
the five Severity 2 incidents. Three of these involved physical faults with
road tankers, causing spills of the order of one to five litres. These trucks
have been banned until repair certificates are viewed. The fourth involved a five
litre spill of Methyl Ethyl Ketone following a ship discharge, due to a failure
by the ship crew to clean the lines. Terminals Pty Ltd sent a letter of protest
against the ship.
fifth severity 2 incident involved an operator twisting his back while bending
over to connect a hose. Following the incident, all operators have had further
training in manual handling techniques.
ITEM 4. PROCESS (WITH KEY DATES)
FOR DEVELOPING THE NEXT EIP (TERMINALS)
of Targets 2013 – 2016 There was little change resulting from the
discussion at the May meeting. Carlo to revise the Summary of Targets in light
of the previous discussion.
ACTION: Carlo to update the 2013 -2016 table and email to
Robin for distribution.
explained the combustor use – 2 streams, feed and dilute. One stream
comes from tanks with nitrogen blanketing, which need air to be added to make
them combustible. A second stream comes from venting during road tanker
filling, where the gas is already air rich. Investigations are proceeding to
minimize the amount of air that is introduced to the combustor, to a point
where it still provides efficient burning, leading to better gas efficiency.
Peter We are
re-looking at putting solar panels on the loading gantries
ITEM 5. OTHER BUSINESS
NEXT MEETING Come
in Safety attire for tour of site 28/11/12. Long sleeves, long
trousers. Hats and glasses will be provided.
am attending a Risk Conference in the Hunter Valley NSW 21- 22/9/12.
you for emailing the program for the conference, which I have circulated to
CICCC. Can you email me any relevant matters from the conference on your
4. The suggested dates
for meetings in 2013 (6 Feb, 11 April, 18 July & 6 Nov) will be discussed
next meeting 28 November, 2012, to be held on site.
NEXT SCHEDULED MEETINGS:
dates for the 2013 meetings are Wednesday
6 February (site, 3 pm); Thursday 11 April (MCC 6:30pm), Thursday 18 July (MCC
6:30pm), Wednesday 6 November (site, 3pm). These will be confirmed at the
The last meeting
for 2012 will be held at the Terminals Coode Island office on 28th
November, 2012 at 3pm sharp, commencing with a site inspection. . Please note
that this is a Wednesday.
MEETING CLOSED 8:00 PM
Updated EPA report, provided after the
meeting, to include a report on the Compliance inspection of the Terminals’
0427 866 475
EPA carried out a licence compliance inspection of
· Inspection of the storm water
· Inspection of the premises
· Inspection of the groundwater
· Review of documentation on
· The premises has been
· Terminals EIP: EIPs are