Five-year plan to reduce flaring at Mossmorran ‘unacceptable’ – Auto Republish Thick black smoke pouring out of Mossmorran Petrochemical Plant near Cowdenbeath - Sunday 21st April 2019 - Steve Brown / DCT Media

Five-year plan to reduce flaring at Mossmorran ‘unacceptable’ – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link A pledge by Mossmorran operators to reduce unplanned flaring within five years has been branded unacceptable by Scotland’s environmental watchdog. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has ordered improvements must be made sooner and said it would move within seven days to vary the operating permits given to both […]

SEPA criticism for Mossmorran operators as plant shuts down – Auto Republish SEPA criticism for Mossmorran operators as plant shuts down

SEPA criticism for Mossmorran operators as plant shuts down – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link Scotland’s environment watchdog has added more pressure on bosses of Mossmorran as the plant goes into a month-long shutdown. SEPA – the Scottish Environment Protection Agency – has published the outcome of its review into the key ‘Best Available Techniques’ (BAT) assessments by ExxonMobil Chemical Limited and Shell UK. […]

ExxonMobil acknowledge light and sound issues – Auto Republish ExxonMobil acknowledge light and sound issues

ExxonMobil acknowledge light and sound issues – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link THE planned and unplanned flaring at Mossmorran last week show the need for tougher regulations and transition plans for decommissioning the complex, Scottish Greens Energy spokesperson Mark Ruskell has said. Mark Ruskell has written to Environment Secretary, Roseanna Cunningham, asking her to meet with local residents, strengthen environmental regulations, […]

MAG response to SEPA

MAG response to SEPA

James Glen of Mossmorran Action Group said: “SEPA’s findings are welcome but will not come as news to local communities who are well aware that the plant is not up to scratch. For years now ExxonMobil has been offering false reassurances and meaningless apologies while insisting the impacts residents have been forced to endure were […]

Mossmorran’s five-year plan for unplanned flaring ‘is unacceptable’ – Auto Republish Mossmorran flaring at midnight

Mossmorran’s five-year plan for unplanned flaring ‘is unacceptable’ – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link Image copyright Alistair Brunton Image caption Residents complain about being unable to sleep because of the light and noise from the plant The operators of the Mossmorran chemical plant have been told that taking five years to reduce unplanned flaring is an “unacceptable” timescale. ExxonMobil has admitted “low reliability” […]

Residents Lament ‘Profound Social Impacts’ of Ongoing Problems at Exxon’s Mossmorran Chemicals Plant – Auto Republish Residents Lament 'Profound Social Impacts' of Ongoing Problems at Exxon's Mossmorran Chemicals Plant

Residents Lament ‘Profound Social Impacts’ of Ongoing Problems at Exxon’s Mossmorran Chemicals Plant – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link The Mossmorran plant in Fife, Scotland has been shut down for a month over safety fears due to unplanned flaring.  Plant operator ExxonMobil notified the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) of the move on Thursday, apologising for the latest incident. But residents remain unhappy at the company’s lack of engagement with […]

Scottish regulator investigates unplanned flaring at ExxonMobil.. – Auto Republish Scottish regulator investigates unplanned flaring at ExxonMobil..

Scottish regulator investigates unplanned flaring at ExxonMobil.. – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is investigating the unplanned flaring incident at ExxonMobil’s petrochemicals facility in Scotland. The “high volume flaring” at the Mossmorran Ethylene Plant in Fife started on Monday night as a result of a mechanical failure across boilers, resulting in a loss of steam generation. […]

Cancelled Mossmorran meeting angers Green MSP Mark Ruskell – Auto Republish Cancelled Mossmorran meeting angers Green MSP Mark Ruskell

Cancelled Mossmorran meeting angers Green MSP Mark Ruskell – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link MOSSMORRAN operator ExxonMobil cancelled a planned visit from Scottish Green Energy spokesperson, Mark Ruskell, to the Fife Ethylene Plant while SEPA investigate unplanned flaring at the plant this week. The petrochemical giant has apologised to local residents for unplanned flaring at its plant on the outskirts of Cowdenbeath this […]

Mossmorran flaring: Concerns raised over ‘effectiveness’ of watchdog – Auto Republish Mossmorran flaring: Concerns raised over 'effectiveness' of watchdog

Mossmorran flaring: Concerns raised over ‘effectiveness’ of watchdog – Auto Republish

Reported by: Original Source: Source link Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage on social media showed flaring illuminating the night sky Politicians and campaigners have questioned the “effectiveness and credibility” of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) over its handling of flaring at the Mossmoran chemical plant in Fife. Concerns were raised […]

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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  • Mail : info@mossmorran.org.uk

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