Yallourn W 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 Yallourn W 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) 22,000 370 23,000
Arsenic & compounds 56 30 6.7 63
Beryllium & compounds 30 17 30
Boron & compounds 36,000 1,200 37,000
Cadmium & compounds 44 0 44
Carbon monoxide 8,900,000 120 8,900,000
Chromium (III) compounds 170 6.7 180
Chromium (VI) compounds 100 100
Copper & compounds 130 78 210
Cumene (1-methylethylbenzene) 0.96 0.96
Fluoride compounds 4,800 4,800 4,800
Hydrochloric acid 2,500,000 2,500,000
Lead & compounds 150 11 160
Manganese & compounds 3,900 2,100 4,700 8,600
Mercury & compounds 28 8.8 37
Nickel & compounds 680 340 81 760
Oxides of Nitrogen 12,000,000 12,000,000
Particulate Matter 10.0 um 3,400,000 3,400,000
Particulate Matter 2.5 um 2,100,000 2,100,000
Polychlorinated dioxins and furans (TEQ) 0.00032 0.00032
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (B[a]Peq) 14 14
Sulfur dioxide 20,000,000 20,000,000
Sulfuric acid 30,000 30,000
Total nitrogen 14,000 14,000
Total Volatile Organic Compounds 21,000 21,000
Xylenes (individual or mixed isomers) 62 62
Zinc and compounds 1,300 1,300


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  1. National Pollutant Inventory, "2008/2009 report for YALLOURN ENERGY P/L, TRUenergy Yallourn - Yallourn North, VIC ", Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, March 2010.

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