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  • Jul, 2018
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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, 2018
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 18kg of arsenic

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 18kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2018.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 968 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 968 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2018.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 65kg of mercury

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 65kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2018.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 32,538 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 32,538 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2018.
    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, 2018
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 616,140kg of PM10

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 616,140kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2018. 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, 2018
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 357,361kg of PM2.5

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 357,361kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2018.
    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, 2018
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 44,123 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 44,123,001kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2018.
    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, 2018

    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 13,705,014 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2018 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • Mar, 2018
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    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliance relating to a leak in ash line

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to an unforeseen leak in Ravensworth A ash line, with ash slurry discharged from pipe to land and waters.

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