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  • Jun, 2020
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 440 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 440 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2020

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  • Jun, 2020
    Cloud containg particles of CO2 gas

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 4,395,580 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2020 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • Dec, 2019
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Mount Piper

    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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  • Sep, 2019
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Mount Piper

    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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  • Sep, 2019
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Mount Piper

    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
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 36,000 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 36,000,000kg 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, 2019
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 16kg of arsenic

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 16kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 2,200 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 2,200 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 25kg of mercury

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 25kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 25,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 25,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2019.
    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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