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  • Jun, 2018

    Tarong Coal Power Stations releases 10,437,422 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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  • Mar, 2018
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    Unit trip: Tarong North

    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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  • Jun, 2017
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    Tarong North Coal Power Station releases 5,590 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Tarong North Coal Power Station reports releasing 5,590,000kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2017.
    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, 2017
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    Tarong North Coal Power Station releases 3kg of arsenic & compounds

    Tarong North Coal Power Station reports releasing 3.49kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Tarong North Coal Power Station releases 3kg of arsenic & compounds

    Tarong North Coal Power Station reports releasing 3.32kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Tarong North Coal Power Station releases 3kg of arsenic & compounds

    Tarong North Coal Power Station reports releasing 3.49kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong North Coal Power Station releases 3kg of arsenic & compounds

    Tarong North Coal Power Station reports releasing 3.49kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Tarong North Coal Power Station releases 142 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Tarong North Coal Power Station reports releasing 142 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Tarong North Coal Power Station releases 26kg of mercury & compounds

    Tarong North Coal Power Station reports releasing 25.7kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Tarong North Coal Power Station releases 4,480 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Tarong North Coal Power Station reports releasing 4,480 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen in the year to 30 June 2017.
    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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