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  • Jun, 2018
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 20,632 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 20,631,525kg 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
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    Unit trip: Vales Point

    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

    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 6,966,897 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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  • May, 2018
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    Unit trip: Vales Point

    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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  • Feb, 2018
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Vales Point

    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, 2017
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 16,000 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 16,000,000kg 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
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 3kg of arsenic

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 3kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 320 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 320 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 6kg of mercury

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 6kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 21,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 21,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2019.
    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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