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  • Aug, 2015
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Liddell Power Station reports licence non-compliance related to ash-laden water overboarding

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Liddell Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition on 3 occasions including ash laden water overboarding into creek after pump fails; water leaking from pipeline into stormwater; and oil escaping from Turbine cooler.

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  • Aug, 2015
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Liddell Power Station reports licence non-compliance related to ash-laden water overboarding

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Liddell Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to ash laden water overboarding into creek after pump failed; and water leaking from pipeline into stormwater.

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  • Jun, 2015
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 17kg of arsenic

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 17kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 77 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 77 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 6kg of mercury

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 6kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 17,585 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 17,585 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2015.
    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, 2015
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 284,152kg of PM10

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 284,152kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2015. 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, 2015
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 164,808kg of PM2.5

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 164,808kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2015.
    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, 2015
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    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 31,345 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Liddell Coal Power Station reports releasing 31,344,653kg 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, 2015

    Liddell Coal Power Station releases 6,514,993 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2015 from owner AGL, according to the Clean Energy Regulator. Previous owner, Macquarie Generation, reports releasing 1,061,536 tonnes of CO₂ from the same facility in the same year.

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