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  • Mar, 2018
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliance relating to exceeding pH limit

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition on 3 occasions, in reference to exceedance of pH concentration limit at EPA Point 7.

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  • Feb, 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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  • Nov, 2017
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliance relating to flow monitoring equipment

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to a power failure to the control station at the Liddell discharge valve, which affected conductivity and flow monitoring equipment.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 668 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 668 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 73kg of mercury

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 73kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 32,196 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 32,196 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2017.
    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, 2017
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 503,701kg of PM10

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 503,701kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2017. 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, 2017
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 292,147kg of PM2.5

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 292,147kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2017.
    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, 2017
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 50,271 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 50,270,869kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2017.
    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, 2017

    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 14,148,670 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2017 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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