ExxonMobil’s Community Engagement on Plastics Plant Flaring ‘Utterly Ineffectual’, Residents Say

Source: Desmog UK

 

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At a packed meeting in Lochgelly on Friday, about 200 people, including disgruntled residents, community leaders and local politicians, voiced their anger at continued environmental breaches at a polluting plant that looms large over the area.

The meeting was called following the latest in a series of unplanned flaring incidents at ExxonMobil’s Mossmorran ethylene plant. Local people had raised the alarm over huge plumes of black smoke, chemical-smelling fumes and a rumbling noise emanating from the site.

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