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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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  • Jun, 2017

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 9,631,697 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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  • Jun, 2016
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 31kg of arsenic

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 31kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 4,691 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 4,691 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 384kg of mercury

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 384kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 14,844 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 14,844 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2016.
    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, 2016
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 774 tonnes of PM10

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 774,132kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2016. 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, 2016
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    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 526 tonnes of PM2.5

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 525,869kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2016.
    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, 2016
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 23,792 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station reports releasing 23,791,560kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2016.
    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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