ENVIRONMENTAL TESTING AND MONITORING DURING THE HAZELWOOD MINE FIRE

COMPREHENSIVE EPA MONITORING AND TESTING

Figure 4.14 shows the locations where EPA monitoring and testing was undertaken during February and March 2014 in response to the Hazelwood mine fire. Figure 4.15 lists the sites by type of monitoring.

Figure 4.14 Location of EPA testing and monitoring23

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Figure 4.15 EPA testing and monitoring sites, February – March 201424

Site name

Address

Type

Morwell East AMS* (Air Monitoring Station) 70 Hourigan Road, Morwell Air
Morwell South AMS* 52 Hazelwood Road, Morwell Air
Churchill Federation University, Churchill Air
Kernot Hall 80 Princes Drive, Morwell Air
Traralgon AMS* 130 Kaye Street, Traralgon Air
St Luke’s Uniting Church 281 Princes Drive, Morwell Air
Moe 46–48 Albert Street, Moe Air
Kindergarten 14 Maryvale Crescent, Morwell Air
Morwell Bowling Club 52 Hazelwood Road, Morwell CO
The Morwell Club 136 Helen Street, Morwell CO
Morwell Centenary Rose Garden Maryvale Crescent, Morwell CO
Sacred Heart Primary School Cnr Elgin and Wilson Streets, Morwell CO
Commercial Road 250 Commercial Road, Morwell CO
Woolum Bellum Koorie P–12 School Cnr Hoyle Avenue and Harold Street, Morwell CO
Morwell Park Primary School Cnr Vary and Bolger Streets, Morwell CO
Latrobe Regional Hospital Princes Freeway, Traralgon West CO
Morwell Police Station 14 Hazelwood Road, Morwell CO
Farnham Court Motel Monash Way/Princes Drive, Morwell CO
Brickworks Briquette Factory, Ridge Road, Morwell CO
Churchill Police Station 6 Switchback Road, Churchill CO
Morwell Fire Station Cnr Spry Street and McDonald Road, Morwell CO
Morwell Hotel Cnr Vincent and Princes Streets, Morwell CO
Latrobe Street Cnr Latrobe/Wagner Streets, Morwell CO
12 Wallace Street, Morwell 12 Wallace Street, Morwell CO
59 Hazelwood Road, Morwell 59 Hazelwood Road, Morwell CO
Morwell East AMS 70 Hourigan Road, Morwell Soil & Ash
11 Willis Crescent, Morwell 11 Willis Crescent, Morwell Soil & Ash
Traralgon Golf Course Princes Freeway, Traralgon Soil & Ash
Lake Narracan South Boat Ramp Sullivan’s Road, Yallourn Soil & Ash
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge Tanjil East Road, Maryvale Soil & Ash
Club Astoria (German Club) Cnr Elgin Street and Maryvale Crescent, Morwell Soil & Ash
Morwell Football Club 11 Aherin Street, Morwell Soil & Ash
34 Wallace Street 34 Wallace Street, Morwell Soil & Ash
Morwell Bowling Club 52 Hazelwood Road, Morwell Soil & Ash
7 Davey Street, Morwell 7 Davey Street, Morwell Soil & Ash
CFA car park 26 MacDonald Street, Morwell Soil & Ash
Keegan Street Reserve, Morwell Keegan Street Reserve, Morwell Soil & Ash
Morwell East AMS 70 Hourigan Road, Morwell Water
Dirty Dam Hazelwood Mine, Morwell Water
Hazelwood pondage (Eel Hole Creek) Princes Freeway, Traralgon Water
HARA Dam Hazelwood Mine, Morwell Water
Hazelwood pondage Hazelwood Mine, Morwell Water
Morwell river u/s Eel Hole Creek Princes Freeway, Traralgon Water
Morwell main drain u/s of wetlands Princes Freeway, Traralgon Water
Hazelwood pondage pump house 50 Hazelwood Mine, Morwell Water
Morwell River d/s Eel Hole Creek Princes Freeway, Traralgon Water
11 Willis Crescent, Morwell 11 Willis Crescent, Morwell Water
Traralgon Golf Course Princes Freeway, Traralgon Water
Lake Narracan South Boat Ramp Sullivan’s Road, Yallourn Water
Latrobe River at Thoms Bridge Tanjil East Road, Maryvale Water

*Represents permanent / fixed monitoring station
CO = Carbon monoxide
u/s = upstream
d/s = downstream