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  • Jun, 2018
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    Gladstone Coal Power Station releases 31,400 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Gladstone Coal Power Station reports releasing 31,400,000kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2018.
    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, 2018
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    Gladstone Coal Power Station releases 17kg of arsenic

    Gladstone Coal Power Station reports releasing 17kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2018.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Gladstone Coal Power Station releases 111kg of mercury

    Gladstone Coal Power Station reports releasing 111kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2018.

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  • Jun, 2018
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    Gladstone Coal Power Station releases 41,100 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Gladstone Coal Power Station reports releasing 41,100 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2018.
    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, 2018
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    Gladstone Coal Power Station releases 125,000kg of PM10

    Gladstone Coal Power Station reports releasing 125,000kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2018. 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, 2018
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    Gladstone Coal Power Station releases 56,800kg of PM2.5

    Gladstone Coal Power Station reports releasing 56,800kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2018.
    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, 2018

    Gladstone Coal Power Station releases 8,502,292 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2018 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • May, 2018
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    Unit trip: Gladstone

    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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  • May, 2018
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    Decrease: Gladstone

    A decrease is an incident where a unit of a coal power station reduces its generation significantly. Source: OpenNEM, The Australia Institute

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  • Apr, 2018
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    Unit trip: Gladstone

    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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