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  • Aug, 2019
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    AGL Macquarie fined $15,000 for incident at Bayswater Power Station

    AGL Macquarie, operator of Bayswater Power Station, is fined $15,000 by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA). In February 2019, it is alleged a discharge of slurry entered a tributary of Wisemans Creek, and water pollution made its way to River Red Gum Endangered Ecological Community.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 22kg of arsenic

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 22kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 697 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 697 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 106kg of mercury

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 106kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 30,447 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 30,447 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2019.
    The Australian government says people who live near coal burning power plants may be exposed to higher levels of nitrogen oxides. Even low levels of exposure can impact an individual’s eyes, nose, throat and lungs.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 585,509kg of PM10

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 585,509kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2019. PM10 is small particulate matter which can cause serious health effects.
    The Australian government says it has been linked to increased respiratory symptoms and premature death.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 339,595kg of PM2.5

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 339,595kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2019.
    PM2.5 is extremely small particulate matter, which can be inhaled deep into the lungs and may cause serious health effects. The Australian government says it has been linked to increased respiratory symptoms and premature death.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 42,850 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 42,849,938kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2019, the third highest amount of any Australian power station.
    The Australian government links repeated or prolonged exposure to moderate concentrations of sulfur dioxide to inflammation of the respiratory tract, wheezing and lung damage.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Unit trip: Bayswater

    A unit trip is an incident where an entire unit of a coal power station reduces its generation to zero. Source: OpenNEM, The Australia Institute

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Unit trip: Bayswater

    A unit trip is an incident where an entire unit of a coal power station reduces its generation to zero. Source: OpenNEM, The Australia Institute

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