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  • Jun, 2019
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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 36,000 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 36,000,000kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2019.
    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, 2019
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    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 48kg of arsenic

    Yallourn Coal Power Station reports releasing 48kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 4,266 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Yallourn Coal Power Station reports releasing 4,266 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 407kg of mercury

    Yallourn Coal Power Station reports releasing 407kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019, the second largest amount of any Australian power station.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 12,644 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Yallourn Coal Power Station reports releasing 12,644 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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  • Jun, 2019
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    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 2,213 tonnes of PM10

    Yallourn Coal Power Station reports releasing 2,213,095kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2019. 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, 2019
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    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 1,373 tonnes of PM2.5

    Yallourn Coal Power Station reports releasing 1,372,757kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2019 – an increase of 82% from the previous year.
    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, 2019
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    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 16,592 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Yallourn Coal Power Station reports releasing 16,591,903kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2019.
    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, 2019
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 36,000 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 36,000,000kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2015.
    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, 2019
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 16kg of arsenic

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 16kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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