Hazelwood power station - National Pollutant Inventory data for 2008/2009

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The Australian's Government's National Pollutant Inventory lists emissions from the Hazelwood power station for 2008/2009 as being:[1]

Substance Air Total (kg) Air Fugitive (kg) Air Point (kg) Land (kg) Water (kg) Total (kg)
Ammonia (total) 22,000 48 22,000
Arsenic & compounds 59 11 70
Beryllium & compounds 29 1.7 31
Boron & compounds 100,000 1700 110,000
Cadmium & compounds 42 0.2 42
Carbon monoxide 7,700,000 7,700,000
Chlorine & compounds 170 170
Chromium (III) compounds 150 1.8 150
Chromium (VI) compounds 100 .53 100
Copper & compounds 100 48 150
Cumene (1-methylethylbenzene) 2 2
Ethylbenzene 61 61
Fluoride compounds 8,100 2800 11,000
Hydrochloric acid 7,700,000 7,700,000
Lead & compounds 140 2.7 140
Manganese & compounds 3,500 110 3600
Mercury & compounds 27 .26 27
Nickel & compounds 570 6.1 580
Oxides of Nitrogen 26,000,000 26,000,000
Particulate Matter 10.0 um 1,300,000 1,300,000
Particulate Matter 2.5 um 8,300 8,300
Polychlorinated dioxins and furans (TEQ) 0.015 0.015
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (B[a]Peq) 16 0.015 16
Sulfur dioxide 13,000,000 13,000,000
Sulfuric acid 27,000 27,000
Total Volatile Organic Compounds 340,000 340,000
Xylenes (individual or mixed isomers) 62 62
Zinc and compounds 1,200 23 1300


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  1. National Pollutant Inventory, "2008/2009 report for NATIONAL POWER AUST INVESTMENTS LTD, International Power Hazelwood - Morwell, VIC", Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, March 2010.

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