Press Statement – SEPA’s report concluding investigations

SEPA’s report is very welcome, particularly the recognition that “the impact of unplanned flaring from Mossmorran last year was both preventable and unacceptable”. SEPA is clear the flaring was down to a lack of maintenance by the operators which must raise questions about the overall safety of the plant. The operators plainly put profit before …

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Independent inquiry called for

​Once again communities find themselves facing an unspecified period ​of exceptional industrial pollution, with all the disrupted sleep, stress and worry this always creates. For all the fine words from the operators and politicians, no one is being held accountable for this aging plant’s increasingly faulty operation. People don’t trust the monitoring of health and …

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MAG response to Flaring – 27th October

“Residents have been reporting the impacts they face, from frightened children, distressed pets, fear and anxiety, chemical smells, sleep deprivation caused by excessive noise and vibration, skin and eye irritation, and breathing difficulties. For the operator to assert that there is ‘no danger to local communities’ when neighbours are plainly suffering from ill effects shows …

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Mossmorran Action Group responds to Sepa and MSP Alex Rowley

“Sepa has a statutory responsibility to investigate and fine companies that breach their license permits. In order to safeguard any action it might take against the operators from legal challenge, Sepa is obliged to build as robust a case as possible against ExxonMobil and Shell. If Sepa were to release the report before investigations are …

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Mossmorran Public Meeting

Mossmorran Action Group has called a public meeting in response to widespread public concern about recent extended flaring at Mossmorran. The recent emergency flaring lasted for 9 days, and caused light, noise and air pollution which gave rise to scores of complaints by local residents to multiple agencies as well as extensive comment on social …

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