Mossmorran Action Group rejects ExxonMobil meeting offer – Auto Republish Mossmorran Action Group rejects ExxonMobil meeting offer

Mossmorran Action Group rejects ExxonMobil meeting offer – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link ATTEMPTS to “build bridges” between ExxonMobil and the local community has been rejected by the Mossmorran Action Group. Fife Councillors were updated on a recent meeting with the administration’s co-leaders and the new plant manager Martin Burrell at their meeting on Thursday. Councillors David Ross and David Alexander said […]

Environmental group say now is time for Tayside Pension Fund to ditch fossil fuels – Auto Republish Andrew Llanwarne and Mary Henderson, from Friends of the Earth Tayside, are leading the campaign

Environmental group say now is time for Tayside Pension Fund to ditch fossil fuels – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link An environmental group is urging the Tayside Pension Fund to move its investments out of fossil fuels as a worldwide push for greener energy gathers momentum. Friends of the Earth (FOTE) Tayside is questioning the “persistent belief” such investments are sound and say switching to renewable energy companies would […]

Roads closed as massive, 170-tonne regenerator arrives – Auto Republish

Roads closed as massive, 170-tonne regenerator arrives – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link A massive piece of equipment to be installed as part of a £140 million investment at Mossmorran has arrived on site. The 170-tonne regenerator, measuring 45 feet by 20 feet, was driven to the plant by road. It followed a 700-mile journey from the Netherlands. ExxonMobil will install it […]

Stephen Paton: Energy firms must not be allowed to influence climate policy – Auto Republish Stephen Paton: Energy firms must not be allowed to influence climate policy

Stephen Paton: Energy firms must not be allowed to influence climate policy – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link THERE is a New Yorker cartoon that lives in my head rent free. It pops into my mind at random times, roughly once a week or so. Without fail, however, it snaps into sharp relief every time I read about oil companies insisting that they should have a say […]

Cowdenbeath MSP wants answers from ExxonMobil over flaring – Auto Republish Cowdenbeath MSP wants answers from ExxonMobil over flaring

Cowdenbeath MSP wants answers from ExxonMobil over flaring – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link COWDENBEATH MSP Annabelle Ewing said she was “very concerned” after more unplanned flaring at Mossmorran. She said the elevated flare was in use at Fife Ethylene Plant – for the burning of excess gas – due to a “technical issue” and that she had sought answers from ExxonMobil. Ms […]

Another bout of flaring at Mossmorran following ‘technical issue’ – Auto Republish The flare as seen on Tuesday afternoon, with the weather closing in.

Another bout of flaring at Mossmorran following ‘technical issue’ – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link Operators of a Fife chemical complex have confirmed that a technical problem led to yet another period of unplanned flaring at the site. Neighbouring residents expressed their anger on social media after Mossmorran started flaring on Tuesday afternoon, with the plant’s bright orange flare and black billowing smoke seen […]

North Sea energy firms’ flaring “fuelling climate change” by pumping out 4m tonnes of CO2 a year – Auto Republish

North Sea energy firms’ flaring “fuelling climate change” by pumping out 4m tonnes of CO2 a year – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link NORTH Sea oil and gas firms are “fuelling climate change” by pumping out a coal plant’s worth of emissions each year through flaring and venting, a new investigation has revealed. The practice – banned in a non-emergency in neighbouring Norway – is sometimes carried out for safety reasons but […]

Mossmorran: Petition to close Mossmorran signed by 1,000 people – Auto Republish Mossmorran group not happy about Fife Ethylene Plant's long term plans

Mossmorran: Petition to close Mossmorran signed by 1,000 people – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link MORE than 1,000 people have signed an online petition calling for the closure of Mossmorran. Campaign group Actions Speak Louder Than Words, formed by local residents, are urging political candidates in the upcoming Scottish Parliament election to commit to closing the site and help create a just transition board. […]

Cowdenbeath affected by stench from Fife Council landfill site – Auto Republish Cowdenbeath affected by stench from Fife Council landfill site

Cowdenbeath affected by stench from Fife Council landfill site – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link A “DEEPLY unpleasant” smell that’s reached as far as Crossgates and Cowdenbeath is coming from a rubbish dump north of Dunfermline. Multiple reports from Fife residents about the stench were submitted to SEPA (Scottish Environment Protection Agency) in October. Fife Council admitted the pong is coming from the Lochhead […]

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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