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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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  • Jun, 2016
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 17,832 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 17,832 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
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 327,877kg of PM10

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 327,877kg 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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    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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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 28,954 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 28,954,362kg 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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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 21kg of arsenic

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 21kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 983 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 983 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 4kg of mercury

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 4kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2016.

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  • Jun, 2016

    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 12,913,436 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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  • Jun, 2015
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 32kg of arsenic

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 32kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2015.

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