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  • Jun, 2018
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    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 20,632 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 20,631,525kg of sulfur dioxide in the year to 30 June 2018.
    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, 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
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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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  • 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 70,000kg of PM2.5

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 70,000kg 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
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 16,000 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 16,000,000kg 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
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Vales Point Coal Power Station releases 16,000 tonnes of sulfur dioxide

    Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 16,000,000kg 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
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    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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