Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 29,137,567kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2015.
The Australian government links repeated or prolonged exposure to moderate concentrations of sulfur dioxide to inflammation of the respiratory tract, wheezing and lung damage.
Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 20,157 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.
Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 827,229kg 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.