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  • Jun, 2020
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 1,710 tonnes of PM2.5

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 1,710 tonnes of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2020

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  • Jun, 2020
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 24,500 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 24,500 tonnes of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2020

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  • Jun, 2020
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    Unit trip: Tarong

    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, 2020
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 7,327,899 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2020 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • Jan, 2020
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Tarong

    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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  • Nov, 2019
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Tarong

    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, 2019
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 65kg of arsenic & compounds

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 64.9kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 375 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 375 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 51kg of mercury & compounds

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 50.9kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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  • Jun, 2019
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 17,500 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 17,500 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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