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  • Jun, 2016
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 63,470 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 63,470,163kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2016.
    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, 2016

    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 15,912,788 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2016 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • Mar, 2016
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    AGL Macquarie fined $15,000 after fly ash spill

    AGL Macquarie, operator of Bayswater Power Station, is fined $15,000 by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) after a discharge of fly ash into Bayswater Creek in an incident on 21 December 2015. In addition to the $15,000 fine, the EPA issues an official caution.

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  • Mar, 2016
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    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliances relating to water management

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition on 6 occasions, in reference to an incident involving stormwater detention basins over-boarding; and release of water to Maidswater Creek – Lake Liddell following rainfall events.

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  • Mar, 2016
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    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliances relating to oil, grease and pH limits

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition on 9 occasions, in reference to not complying with limits for Oil and Grease, and pH, due to equipment malfunctions and high volume rainfall.

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  • Mar, 2016
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    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliances related to water

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition on 4 occasions, in reference to overboarding of seepage pond; leak from flyash transfer line; return water pipeline failure; and discharge of water due to pipe failure.

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  • Jan, 2016
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    AGL Macquarie fined $30,000 after 6000 litres of sulphuric acid entered stormwater.

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) issues 2 penalty notices of $15,000 each to the owner of Bayswater Power Station. After a low pH reading was discovered in a creek on 24 November 2015, it was reported that approximately 6,000 litres of sulphuric acid had entered the stormwater system.

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  • Aug, 2015
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    AGL Macquarie Pty Ltd fined $15,000 by the NSW EPA

    AGL Macquarie, operator of Bayswater Power Station, is fined $15,000 by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA), in relation to an alleged incident in April 2015. Around 50 – 100 litres of ammoniated water washed into a stormwater drain and into Tinkers Creek, exceeding the pH limit.

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  • Jun, 2015
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 21kg of arsenic

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 21kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015
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    Bayswater Coal Power Station releases 1,789 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Bayswater Coal Power Station reports releasing 1,789 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2015.

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