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Watt’s delight as council agrees to seek impact study – Auto Republish

Watt’s delight as council agrees to seek impact study – Auto Republish

COWDENBEATH councillor Darren Watt has urged the people of the area to go next Friday’s public meeting and air their experiences from the week long flaring episode which occurred at the Fife Ethylene Plant starting on Easter Sunday. The meeting, at Lochgelly Town Hall, starting at 7pm, has been called by the Mossmorran Action Group […]

ExxonMobil stops unplanned flaring at UK plant – News – Auto Republish

ExxonMobil stops unplanned flaring at UK plant – News – Auto Republish

@CllrDarrenWatt Flaring at ExxonMobil’s Fife Ethylene Plant at Mossmorran, in Fife, UK EXXONMOBIL has announced that it has ceased unplanned flaring at its Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) at Mossmorran, in Fife, UK. The flaring lasted six days and led to record levels of complaints from those living nearby. The flaring began on 21 April and […]

Fife councillors call for report on decommissioning Mossmorran – Auto Republish

Fife councillors call for report on decommissioning Mossmorran – Auto Republish

Fife Council has called for a report to look at decommissioning Mossmorran. At a meeting on Thursday, councillors voted for an independent report which would look at the long term viability of closing the plant. In a joint Labour and Conservative motion, councillors voted to “seek discussions with the UK and Scottish governments regarding the […]

Community Anger Rising Over Flaring at ExxonMobil’s Mossmorran Plant – Auto Republish

Community Anger Rising Over Flaring at ExxonMobil’s Mossmorran Plant – Auto Republish

Representatives of ExxonMobil’s Fife Ethylene Plant have apologised after unexpected flaring sent black smoke high into the skies across Fife for most of the past week. But the community remains furious at what it sees as regulatory failure and corporate evasion from ExxonMobil. The flare at the giant petrochemical plant at Mossmorran could be seen for miles […]

Mossmorran protesters to demand Fife Council ‘take the bull by the horns’ – Auto Republish

Mossmorran protesters to demand Fife Council ‘take the bull by the horns’ – Auto Republish

Protesters are expected to gather in front of Fife Council’s headquarters this week to demand an investigation into flaring at Mossmorran. People living near the petrochemical plant say they are concerned their health is being impacted by excess noise and light pollution caused by the burn off. The most recent bout of flaring […]

Elevated flaring ceases at Fife chemical plant – Auto Republish

Elevated flaring ceases at Fife chemical plant – Auto Republish

Elevated flaring at a chemical plant that provoked hundreds of complaints has stopped after six days, Scotland’s environment watchdog has said.Sepa said it had been advised by operators of the facility at Mossmorran in Fife that elevated flaring had ceased but ground flaring would continue for a “short period”.A formal investigation […]

Elevated flaring ceases at Fife chemical plant – Auto Republish

Elevated flaring ceases at Fife chemical plant – Auto Republish

Elevated flaring at a chemical plant that provoked hundreds of complaints has stopped after six days, Scotland’s environment watchdog has said. Sepa said it had been advised by operators of the facility at Mossmorran in Fife that elevated flaring had ceased but ground flaring would continue for a “short period”. A formal investigation was launched […]

SEPA chief in talks on Mossmorran flaring branded ‘wholly unacceptable’ – Auto Republish

SEPA chief in talks on Mossmorran flaring branded ‘wholly unacceptable’ – Auto Republish

The boss of Scotland’s environment agency is to meet with the senior manager of Exxonmobil to discuss the controversial unscheduled flaring at Mossmorran. Terry A’Hearn, chief executive of SEPA, will hold talks with recently appointed plant boss, Jacob McAlister, on Monday. The direct contact comes as SEPA decsribed the flaring as “happening too often” and […]

Elevated flaring ceases at Fife chemical plant – Auto Republish

Elevated flaring ceases at Fife chemical plant – Auto Republish

Elevated flaring at a chemical plant that provoked hundreds of complaints has stopped after six days, Scotland’s environment watchdog has said. Sepa said it had been advised by operators of the facility at Mossmorran in Fife that elevated flaring had ceased but ground flaring would continue for a “short period”. A formal investigation was launched […]

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

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