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  • Dec, 2019
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    Unit trip: Eraring

    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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  • Dec, 2019
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Eraring

    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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  • Aug, 2019
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    Eraring Power Station reports licence non-compliance related to excessive dust emissions

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Eraring Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to excessive dust emissions from the vicinity of the Eraring Power Station Ash Dam.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 31kg of arsenic

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 31kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 740 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 740 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 36kg of mercury

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 36kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 23,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 23,000 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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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 230,000kg of PM10

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 230,000kg 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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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 120,000kg of PM2.5

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 120,000kg 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
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 45,000 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 45,000,000kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2019, the second highest amount of any Australian power station.
    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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