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  • Jun, 2017

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 6,576,290 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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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 18,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 18,000 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
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 18,000kg of PM10

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 18,000kg 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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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 10,000kg of PM2.5

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 10,000kg 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

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 23,000 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 23,000,000kg 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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  • Jun, 2016
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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 7kg of arsenic

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 7kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 1,300 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 1,300 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 19kg of mercury

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 19kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 6,322,955 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2016 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • Feb, 2016
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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports licence non-compliance

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Mount Piper Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to a technical non-compliance during a cooling water system restart, when cooling water leaked via an open valve into the station drain system & final holding pond.

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