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  • Jun, 2018
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 28,382 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 28,382,400kg 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

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 10,131,496 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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  • Mar, 2018
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    Unit trip: Loy Yang B

    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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  • Feb, 2018
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    Decrease: Loy Yang B

    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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  • Jan, 2018
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Loy Yang B

    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, 2017
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 831kg of mercury

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 831kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 14,065 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 14,065 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
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 765 tonnes of PM10

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 764,514kg 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
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 497 tonnes of PM2.5

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 497,205kg 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 B Coal Power Station releases 24,781 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 24,780,782kg 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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