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BURNING SMELL - EAST AREA

Postby martincymru » Mon, 16 Feb 2015 5:45 pm

Anyone any idea of the source?

(lasted for 5 days now)

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Postby ecureilx » Mon, 16 Feb 2015 6:01 pm

martincymru wrote:Anyone any idea of the source?

(lasted for 5 days now)

Haze ... from Indonesia

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 16 Feb 2015 7:38 pm

Which is quite normal here.

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Postby martincymru » Tue, 17 Feb 2015 8:43 am

It's plastic rubbish being burnt in a rubbish dump ! It was revealed last night.
Why did it take 5 days for this fact to be made public?
Affecting large area of Sg.

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 17 Feb 2015 9:35 am

martincymru wrote:It's plastic rubbish being burnt in a rubbish dump ! It was revealed last night.
Why did it take 5 days for this fact to be made public?
Affecting large area of Sg.


In Singapore or in Indonesia?

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Postby bgd » Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:58 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
martincymru wrote:It's plastic rubbish being burnt in a rubbish dump ! It was revealed last night.
Why did it take 5 days for this fact to be made public?
Affecting large area of Sg.


In Singapore or in Indonesia?


Malaysia - a landfill in Pasir Gudang.

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Re: BURNING SMELL - EAST AREA

Postby ecureilx » Tue, 17 Feb 2015 5:44 pm

bgd wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
martincymru wrote:It's plastic rubbish being burnt in a rubbish dump ! It was revealed last night.
Why did it take 5 days for this fact to be made public?
Affecting large area of Sg.


In Singapore or in Indonesia?


Malaysia - a landfill in Pasir Gudang.

It's a new haze then

I can't find anything in Asia1 or CNA

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Postby martincymru » Wed, 18 Feb 2015 9:52 am

ecureilx wrote:
I can't find anything in Asia1 or CNA


Quite, precisely my point !

Why the secrecy? That's the OP question I asked.

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Postby bgd » Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:34 am

martincymru wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
I can't find anything in Asia1 or CNA


Quite, precisely my point !

Why the secrecy? That's the OP question I asked.


Singapore owned landfill? :wink: It was mentioned in Today Online.

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Postby movingtospore » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 8:54 am

Nothing gets said until the man decides the children should know. Until then, "everything is awesome."

Did anyone see the lego movie? The first few scenes are strangely familiar.

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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 9:00 am

bgd wrote:Singapore owned landfill? :wink: It was mentioned in Today Online.


yep, saw the news finally ..

Not owned by SG, as Singapore dont export garbage, but makes electricity out of the rubbish burned and then use the ash to make new island ;)

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Postby JR8 » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:26 pm

I couldn't find any news articles.

However looking at the local air quality map http://aqicn.org/map/singapore/ it seems the air quality in Pasir Gudang is no worse that that in northern or western SG. Come to think of it, it seems a coincidence that the map for Singapore also includes parts of Johore State and specifically gives a reading for P. Gudang, but not for JB ... hmmm.

Also of note is the east-side of SG is not looking too great right now, the zone around P. Lebar, P. Ris, and Changi. This http://www.windfinder.com/weather-maps/ ... 28/103.755 suggests the wind is from the NW right now... so it's not clear what the source of smog hitting the east-side, but not the north/Woodlands, is... :???:
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Postby ecureilx » Thu, 19 Feb 2015 5:05 pm

JR8 wrote:I couldn't find any news articles.

However looking at the local air quality map http://aqicn.org/map/singapore/ it seems the air quality in Pasir Gudang is no worse that that in northern or western SG. Come to think of it, it seems a coincidence that the map for Singapore also includes parts of Johore State and specifically gives a reading for P. Gudang, but not for JB ... hmmm.

Also of note is the east-side of SG is not looking too great right now, the zone around P. Lebar, P. Ris, and Changi. This http://www.windfinder.com/weather-maps/ ... 28/103.755 suggests the wind is from the NW right now... so it's not clear what the source of smog hitting the east-side, but not the north/Woodlands, is... :???:

Haze.gov.sg would have historical data


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