Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 20,900kg 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.
Vales Point Coal Power Station reports releasing 12,000,000kg 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.