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2010/2011 report for MACQUARIE GENERATION, Bayswater Power Station - Muswellbrook, NSW

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Report Details:
Reporting Year:
Subthreshold Report:
Data period start:
July 1, 2010
Data period end:
June 30, 2011
Other reports for this facility:
Facility Details:
Facility Name:
Bayswater Power Station
Jurisdiction ID:
Street Address:
New England Highway  Muswellbrook  NSW  2333
Number of Employees:
Owner/Operator Details:
Company Name:
Contact Details:
Name / Position:
Mr Robert Cooper / Communications Manager
(02) 4968 7491
Postal Address:
Private Mail Bag 2 Muswellbrook  Muswellbrook  NSW  2333
Web Address:
Industry Details:
Main Activities:
Electricity generation
Primary ANZSIC:
Class: Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation [2611]
Group: Electricity Generation [261]
Cleaner Production Activities
Activity Comments
Improved maintenance scheduling, record keeping, or procedures
Installed overflow alarms or automatic shut-off valves CEMS on stacks with upper limit alarms for NOx, SOx and PM
Implemented inspection or monitoring program for potential spill or leak sources
Dust suppression - water sprays/chemical suppression
Use of cleaner raw materials Limits set on sulphur content in coal
Dust suppression - wind breaks/covered/enclosed stockpiles
Community consultative committee Meets quarterly
Other modifications / practices Participates in Hunter River Salinity Trading Scheme
Pollution Control Devices
Device Installed (year) Comments
Fabric filter/baghouse 1986 Bag performance monitoring & regular bag replacment program
Low NOx burner 1986
Incineration/afterburner 1986
Wastewater treatment 1986 Oil and grease spearator & secondary treatment ponds
Mist eliminator 1986
Opacity monitor 1986 CEMS with upper limit alarms
Dust monitor CCTV coverage of coal plans, conveyors and stacks
Other pollution control equipment NOx and SO2 CEMS with upper limit alarms
Public Statement:
First published:
March 30, 2012
Last updated:
March 30, 2012


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