Callide A & B Coal Power Stations reports releasing 22,500 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.
Callide A & B Coal Power Stations reports releasing 1,680,000kg 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.