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  • Jun, 2019

    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 14,071,088 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2019 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • Mar, 2019
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports non-compliance relating to alleged diesel spill

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to an incident involving a diesel spill into Tinkers Creek, from a blackstart generator day tank.

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  • Mar, 2019
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports licence non-compliance due to alleged gasket failure

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to exceedance of a limit due to gasket failure on pump allowing brine concentrator effluent to enter onsite drains.

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  • Mar, 2019
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports licence non-compliance affecting Tinkers Creek

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to exceedance of pH (lower limit) due to overflow of low pH demin water, from demin plant to Tinkers Creek.

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  • Mar, 2019
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports licence non-compliance due to broken pipes and leaks

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition on 8 occasions, in reference to exceedance of pH (upper limit) due to multiple events “such as broken pipes, blowdown condenser tube leaks, etc”.

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  • Mar, 2019
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports licence non-compliance due to insufficient ambient monitoring

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition on 3 occasions, in reference to less than 90% data capture for ambient monitoring at EPA Points 4, 5 and 6.

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  • Feb, 2019
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    AGL Macquarie fined $30,000 after diesel spill

    AGL Macquarie, operator of Bayswater Power Station, is fined $30,000 by the NSW Environment Protection Authority following a diesel spill into Tinkers Creek in 2018. The NSW EPA alleges 45,000 to 70,000 litres of diesel overflowed from a tank, and a small amount made its way to Tinkers Creek.

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  • Feb, 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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  • Jan, 2019
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    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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  • Oct, 2018
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    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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