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  • Jun, 2019
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    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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  • Jun, 2019
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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 110,000kg of PM10

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 110,000kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2019. 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, 2019
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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 62,000kg of PM2.5

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 62,000kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2019.
    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, 2019

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 5,916,404 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2019 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • Oct, 2018
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    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, 2018
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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 10kg of arsenic

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 10kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2018.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 1,800 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 1,800 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2018.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 29kg of mercury

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 29kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2018.

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  • Jun, 2018
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 21,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 21,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2018.
    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, 2018
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 94,000kg of PM10

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 94,000kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2018. 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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