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  • Jun, 2018
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 78,818kg of PM10

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 78,818kg 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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    Unit trip: Vales Point

    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, 2018

    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 6,966,897 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
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Vales Point

    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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  • Feb, 2018
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Vales Point

    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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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 3kg of arsenic

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 3kg of arsenic & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 320 tonnes of hydrochloric acid

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 320 tonnes of hydrochloric acid in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 6kg of mercury

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 6kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2017.

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  • Jun, 2017
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 21,000 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 21,000 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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  • Jun, 2017
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 120,000kg of PM10

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 120,000kg 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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