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  • Jun, 2018
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 15kg of mercury

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 15kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2018.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 21,374 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 21,374 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.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 244,822kg of PM10

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 244,822kg 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.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 131,066kg of PM2.5

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 131,066kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2018.
    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, 2018
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 39,313 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 39,313,317kg 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

    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 14,898,414 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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  • Jan, 2018
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    Decrease: Eraring

    A decrease is an incident where a unit of a coal power station reduces its generation significantly. Source: OpenNEM, The Australia Institute

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  • Aug, 2017
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    Eraring Power Station reports licence non-compliance related to slurry

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Eraring Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to the CCP slurry pump overflowing for approximately 22 minutes without automatic shutoff.

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  • Aug, 2017
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    Eraring Power Station reports licence non-compliance relating to improper dust management

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Eraring Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to excessive dust emitted from the Eraring Power Station Ash Dam which left the site. Follow up events also occurred. The NSW EPA alleges the cause was improper management.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 14kg of arsenic

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 14kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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