Updated – January 2017: In October 2016, Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council voted to select air cooling as the cooling technique Woodfibre LNG Limited will use to cool its LNG facility. Find out more woodfibrelng.ca/squamish-nation-announces-decision-on-woodfibre-lng-plant-cooling-technology/.
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Woodfibre LNG Limited did investigate freshwater cooling from streams at the Woodfibre site. Our studies found that Woodfibre and Mill Creeks would not be able to supply enough water to support such a system.
If you are interested in learning more about our assessment of alternate cooling methods, you may want to read this report.