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  • Jan, 2016
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Stanwell Corporation reports seven breaches of environmental compliance

    Stanwell states in their annual report that they identified and reported seven environmental compliance breaches to the regulator. The report notes that Stanwell also undertook a detailed review of compliance at Meandu and Tarong sites, linked to Tarong and Tarong North Power Stations.

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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 28kg of mercury & compounds

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 27.5kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 11,800 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 11,800 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.

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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 2,820,000kg of PM10

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 2,820,000kg 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.

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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 1,220,000kg of PM2.5

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 1,220,000kg of PM2.5 in the year to 30 June 2015.
    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, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 11,800 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 11,800,000kg 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.

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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 42kg of arsenic & compounds

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 42.3kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Tarong Coal Power Station releases 380 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Tarong Coal Power Station reports releasing 380 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2015.

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  • Jun, 2015

    Tarong Coal Power Stations releases 6,690,964 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2015 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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