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  • May, 2018
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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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  • Apr, 2018
    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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  • Jan, 2018
    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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  • Dec, 2017
    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, 2017
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 396 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 396 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 48kg of mercury & compounds

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 48kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 18,900 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 18,900 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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  • Jun, 2017
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 4,490,000kg of PM10

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 4,490,000kg of PM10 in the year to 30 June 2017. 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, 2017
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 1,950,000kg of PM2.5

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 1,950,000kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2017.
    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, 2017
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    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 21,500 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 21,500,000kg 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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