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Response to Fife Council on Roles & Responsibilities for the Safety Committee

Response to Fife Council on Roles & Responsibilities for the Safety Committee

Fife Council have issued a formal response to Central Fife Times denying they are responsible for the Mossmorran and Braefoot Bay Community and Safety Committee – https://www.centralfifetimes.com/news/17678646.local-authority-appoints-councillors-as-members-but-that-is-all/ PRESS STATEMENT…… for immediate release Mossmorran Action Group chairman James Glen says; “Fife Council is being totally disingenuous in disclaiming all responsibility for the Mossmorran and Braefoot Bay […]

Response to Alex MacDonald – Letter to the Editor

Response to Alex MacDonald – Letter to the Editor

Sir, I wasn’t surprised to see a letter from the Chair of Burntisland Community Council, Alex MacDonald rushing to the defence of ExxonMobil. Mr MacDonald has been a notable long time apologist for the corporation. What is shocking though is Mr MacDonald’s complete dismissal of over 900 complaints to SEPA, over 300 reports submitted to […]

Flaring response – 21st April 2019

Flaring response – 21st April 2019

SEPA have never used their full legal powers against Exxon-Mobil for operational failures and environmental damage because they judged that the operator was putting in place robust best-available techniques (BAT) for preventing emissions and impacts on the environment. The current catastrophic failure of the plant shows the BAT process isn’t fit for purpose. SEPA should […]

Press Statement – SEPA’s report concluding investigations

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 […]

MAG response to Flaring – 27th October

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 […]

Mossmorran Action Group responds to Sepa and MSP Alex Rowley

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 […]

Mossmorran Public Meeting

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 […]

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
  • Mail : press@mossmorran.org.uk
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