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  • Aug, 2017
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Loy Yang A reports licence non-compliance relating to water

    The Victorian Environment Protection Authority alleges Loy Yang A did not comply with two licence conditions, in reference to a water sample collected from the licensed discharge point L160 reporting a pH of 5.8, below the minimum limit of 6.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 508 tonnes of PM2.5

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station reports releasing 507,939kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2017.
    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, 2017
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    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 51,741 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station reports releasing 51,741,332kg 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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    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 79kg of arsenic

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station reports releasing 79kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 8,706 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station reports releasing 8,706 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 408kg of mercury

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station reports releasing 408kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 21,309 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station reports releasing 21,309 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2017.
    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, 2017
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    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 1,679 tonnes of PM10

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station reports releasing 1,678,846kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2017. 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, 2017

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 18,710,989 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2017 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • Mar, 2017
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Loy Yang A reports licence non-compliance relating to generating fugitive dust

    The Victorian Environment Protection Authority alleges Loy Yang A did not comply with two licence conditions, in reference to strong winds generating fugitive dust in the coal mine attached to the power station, which discharged off-site due to the strength of the winds.

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