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  • Jun, 2015
    Skull and crossbones in danger warning sign

    Yallourn Coal Power Station releases 2,692 tonnes of PM10

    Yallourn Coal Power Station reports releasing 2,691,689kg 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

    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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