Impact Map

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The map above marks local reports and the impacts residents have faced. Please note we do not map the reported issues to a specific household, instead we opt to mark the map to the residents street to protect the identity of residents that have responded to our surveys or submitted their issues directly to us.

Summary from 164 issues reported

Residents have reported vibration in the home when flaring occurs at the main flare stack and low level rumbles and hums. Some areas report vibration in the home from ground flaring events. In some cases it has been reported that the impact has led to sleep disturbances. Sleep disturbances can create stress-related illnesses, increase risk of poor mental health, affect concentration and put those affected at a higher risk of accidents.
Residents have reported sleep disturbance during flaring events, and during times of excessive noise and light pollution. Reports include residents unable to sleep in their bedrooms and having to utilise other rooms in the household. Some residents have reported having to vacate their home during extended flaring events to seek respite from the negative impacts. Sleep disturbances can create stress-related illnesses, increase risk of poor mental health, affect concentration and put those affected at a higher risk of accidents.
Residents have reported having breathing difficulties and developing cough like symptoms during the July 2017 flaring events which have persisted for several days and weeks. Concerns raised over asthma rates in children in the Central Fife area.
Residents have reported disturbances in the home from noise pollution and in some cases leading to sleep disturbances. Sleep disturbances can create stress-related illnesses, increase risk of poor mental health, affect concentration and put those affected at a higher risk of accidents.
Residents have reported headaches & migraines during flaring incidents
Residents have reported smelling chemical type smells in their homes and streets, especiually during the latest flaring event that started on the 27th October 2017
Residents have reported a sense of anxiety and stress during flaring events, including distress caused to household pets.
Residents have reported ringing and humming sounds during flaring events. In some cases the noise and vibration from flaring events is creating a pain in the ears
Black soot like material being deposited in homes and gardens have been reported

Reporting an impact

Do you or a family member suffer from any of the following which you believe is attributed to operations at Mossmorran:

  • headaches during flaring events,
  • sleep disturbances,
  • anxiety,
  • noise pollution,
  • light pollution,
  • vibration in your home,
  • breathing issues
  • other issues……

Whatever the impact, we want to know so that we can begin to collect evidence to gain a better understanding of how residents are being impacted and how wide-scale the problems are.

Submit a report

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