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Flaring warning for Mossmorran residents – Kingdom FM

Flaring warning for Mossmorran residents – Kingdom FM

An earlier photo of flaring at Mossmorran Bosses at Mossmorran say they are taking safety into account, as flaring is taking place for the next 48 hours. ExxonMobil, who own the ethylene plant near Cowdenbeath, say they are being forced to release the excess gas becase of an ‘operating error’. People living near to it […]

ExxonMobil apologise to public for Mossmorran flaring

ExxonMobil apologise to public for Mossmorran flaring

SITE operators at Mossmorran have apologised to the public after another incident of flaring this morning (Friday). An ‘operating upset’ has caused the flaring at the Fife Ethylene Plant. A spokesperson said: “ExxonMobil Chemical Limited would like to apologise to the local communities for any concern or inconvenience caused as a result of the flaring […]

Call for inquiry into Mossmorran pollution – Kingdom FM

Call for inquiry into Mossmorran pollution – Kingdom FM

Mark Ruskell is concerned on the impact of pollution from the plant on the health of locals. Mid Scotland and Fife MSP Mark Ruskell is calling for an independent inquiry into how noise, air and light pollution from the Mossmorran plant is affecting local residents. The Green MSP raised the issue with Minister for Public […]

Foul-smelling ‘slurry’ closes Fife road and sparks hazmat probe

Foul-smelling ‘slurry’ closes Fife road and sparks hazmat probe

A large pool of slurry forced the closure of a Fife road on Saturday afternoon after it sparked an environmental health investigation. Officers from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) are currently looking into the incident at Goathill Quarry near Cowdenbeath after motorists who drove their vehicles through it reported a foul stench coming from […]

Flaring-Air watchdog addressing community worries

Flaring-Air watchdog addressing community worries

FLARING episodes at Mossmorran have prompted the independent watchdog to consider revising its role in a bid to address community concerns. On Friday, Lesley Laird, MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath, hosted a meeting involving the Mossmorran and Braefoot Bay Independent Air Quality Monitoring Review Group, chaired by Professor Wilson Sibbett, of the University of St […]

Fife MP: Mossmorran ‘like living next to Mordor’ – Kingdom FM

Fife MP: Mossmorran ‘like living next to Mordor’ – Kingdom FM

A group monitoring air quality around Mossmorran is considering ‘revising’ its role to include noise and light pollution. People living in Lochgelly and Cowdenbeath are concerned it is impacting on their health. The review group formed 28 years ago to look at the plant’s emmissions, but say there are now other issues needing […]

Cowdenbeath site under microscope | Central Fife Times

Cowdenbeath site under microscope | Central Fife Times

SOME facts from SEPA at last about the petro-chemical complex at Mossmorran. The revelation that flaring has increased four fold over the past ten years probably is no surprise to the people of Lochgelly, Cowdenbeath or Lumphinnans. That would probably fit in perfectly with the thoughts of the people of these communities. There certainly seems […]

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

Press Inquiries

  • Mob.: 07749 902 934
  • Tel.: 01333 720 378
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