Apology for unplanned flaring at Fife chemical plant

The owners of the Mossmorran plant at Cowdenbeath have apologised after residents complained of noise and disruption from unexpected flaring.

The process, whereby natural gas that cannot be processed or sold is burned off, had begun on Monday morning without the normal prior notification given to communities living within the plant’s vicinity.

One concerned resident from Auchtertool contacted the Fife Free press complaining that the noise was “terrible”.

Read more: http://www.fifetoday.co.uk/news/business/apology-for-unplanned-flaring-at-fife-chemical-plant-1-4476626

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Resident-led action group seeking redress from the long-term social, health and environmental impacts from the Mossmorran facilities in Central Fife operated by ExxonMobil (Fife Ethylene Plant) and Shell (Fife NGL).


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