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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 23,306 tonnes of oxides of nitrogen

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station reports releasing 23,306 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

    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 1,951 tonnes of PM2.5

    Yallourn Coal Power Station reports releasing 1,951,326kg 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

    Loy Yang A Coal Power Station releases 18,508,708 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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  • Jun, 2015

    Loy Yang B Coal Power Station releases 9,755,875 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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  • Jun, 2015

    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 14,318,960 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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  • Feb, 2015
    Emissions belching from chimney stack

    Yallourn reports licence breach related to spills into Morwell River

    The VIC Environment Protection Authority alleges Yallourn did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to spill of ash saline wastewater. 8.548 ML of saline effluent spilled into Morwell River.

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