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  • Jan, 2020
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    AGL Macquarie ordered to give $100,000 to community projects after breach

    AGL Macquarie enters into an Enforceable Undertaking with the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA), to contribute $100,000 to local projects following a breach of regulations around the management of coal ash in January 2019.

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  • Oct, 2019
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    Unit trip: Liddell

    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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  • Aug, 2019
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    Liddell Power Station reports licence non-compliance related to pH sample

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Liddell Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to point 13 recording a pH of 6.1 during routine daily sampling.

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  • Aug, 2019
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Liddell

    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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  • Jul, 2019
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    Unit trip: Liddell

    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, 2019
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 15kg of arsenic

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 15kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 879 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 879 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2019 – a 166% increase on the previous year.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 38kg of mercury

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 38kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 20,762 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 20,762 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2019 – a 21% increase on the previous year.
    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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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 199,384kg of PM10

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 199,384kg 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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