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  • Apr, 2017
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    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliance relating to exceeding pH limit

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition on 3 occasions, in reference to exceedance of pH and electrical conductivity at monitoring point 7.

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  • Apr, 2017
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    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliance relating to flow monitoring equipment

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to a power failure to the control station at the Liddell discharge valve, which affected conductivity and flow monitoring equipment.

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  • Apr, 2017
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    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliance due to dust leak

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to a dust leak from silo resulting in an uncontrolled release of dust and visible plume.

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  • Apr, 2017
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    Bayswater Power Station reports licence non-compliance relating to incident with slurry

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Bayswater Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to failure of the Ravensworth Ash Line resulting in ash slurry discharge.

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  • Feb, 2017
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    Origin Energy fined $15,000 for ash dam dust

    Origin Energy, owner of Eraring Power Station, is fined $15,000 by the NSW Environment Protection Authority after an incident where dust from the power station’s ash dam was blown offsite in September 2016. The EPA Director calls Origin’s failure to appropriately manage storage of ash unacceptable.

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  • Aug, 2016
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    Eraring Power Station reports licence non-compliance related to build up of Ferrous Chloride

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Eraring Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to a build up of Ferrous Chloride in the condenser tube on return to service.

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  • Aug, 2016
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Liddell Power Station reports incident involving flooding at an endangered ecological community

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Liddell Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to flooding discovered at Central Hunter Swamp Oak Forest, an endangered ecological community.

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  • Aug, 2016
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    Liddell Power Station reports licence non-compliance with insufficient reporting on sulphur dioxide emissions

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Liddell Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to concentration limit exceedance of sulphur dioxide not being reported within 30 days as required.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 175,530kg of PM2.5

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 175,530kg 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
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 300 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 300 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2016.

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