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  • Feb, 2016
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    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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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 9kg of arsenic

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 9kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 2,000 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 2,000 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015
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    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 42kg of mercury

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 42kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 24,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 24,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2015.
    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, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 220,000kg of PM10

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 220,000kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2015. 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, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 130,000kg of PM2.5

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station reports releasing 130,000kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2015.
    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, 2015

    Mount Piper Coal Power Station releases 5,432,906 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2015 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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