Mossmorran meeting branded ‘cosy get-together’ by action group

Mossmorran meeting branded ‘cosy get-together’ by action group

A meeting to review monitoring of a Fife chemical plant and its communication with the public will be boycotted by a community group. Mossmorran Action Group has claimed the talks arranged by Labour MP Lesley Laird are politically motivated and designed to shore up the status quo. Only one place at the table with operators […]

Flaring at Mossmorran has increased by 364 per cent

Flaring at Mossmorran has increased by 364 per cent

CASES of flaring at Mossmorran have risen by 364 per cent in the past decade. Fresh figures published by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) show the number of incidents at the Fife Ethylene Plant have risen from 39 in 2008 to 181 in 2016. The volume of gas flared in 2016 was also 10,000 […]

Assurances from company would be welcomed by all

Assurances from company would be welcomed by all

2018 could be another year of happenings at the Mossmorran petro-chemical site in terms of flaring. But it has to be remembered that while 2017 was a year when significant flaring took place at the Fife Ethylene Plant, it was mainly about two incidents. The circumstances in June and October were quite hard hitting with […]

ExxonMobil say Mossmorran flaring IS safe

ExxonMobil say Mossmorran flaring IS safe

The operators of Fife’s Ethylene plant at Mossmorran have hit back at concerns raised by environmentalists and say the facility is one of the most modern and efficient plants of its type in Europe. ExxonMobil, which runs the Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) close to Cowdenbeath, also says there is nothing to fear from the flaring, […]

Concerns over fourfold Mossmorran flaring

Concerns over fourfold Mossmorran flaring

A Fife MSP has called for greater transparency at the Mossmorran Ethylene Plant in Fife as new figures reveal a huge increase in flaring at the site since 2008. Mark Ruskell, Green Party MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, voiced his concern as the latest Mossmorran plant flaring data, made public by the Scottish Environmental […]

Concern as gas flared at Mossmorran increases by 10,000 tonnes

Concern as gas flared at Mossmorran increases by 10,000 tonnes

Image source : thecourier.co.uk Fresh concerns have been raised about the impact of Mossmorran on communities after new figures revealed a more than fourfold increase in flaring at the site in the past decade. The post Concern as gas flared at Mossmorran increases by 10,000 tonnes appeared first onThe Courier .   The Courier  – […]

Mossmorran concerns for Mark Ruskell

Mossmorran concerns for Mark Ruskell

GREEN MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife Mark Ruskell has called for greater transparency at the Mossmorran Fife Ethylene Plant as new figures reveal a 364% increase in flaring at the site since 2008. Data published by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) shows the incidents of flaring at the plant has gone up from […]

Claims communities are in the dark over Westfield power station plans

Claims communities are in the dark over Westfield power station plans

Communities have called for more time to comment on controversial plans for one of the UK’s biggest opencast mining sites. An action group set up to scrutinise a proposal for a gas power plant at the derelict Westfield site near Cardenden claim a lack of consultation has left them in the dark. At a public […]

The new revolution: how American shale is transforming European petrochemicals

The new revolution: how American shale is transforming European petrochemicals

Calling the US shale revolution a “game-changer” – or indeed, a revolution – has long been abandoned as something of a cliché. And yet, there is a new arena where the cheap and abundant fuel supplies look set to bring about a transformation. North American shale-based ethane feedstocks have already begun to radically alter the European petrochemicals landscape. But the stage […]

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).

Contact

  • 6 Ballingry Street, Lochgelly, KY5 9NW
  • Mail : info@mossmorran.org.uk

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