Gas flares in Westdale nothing to worry about

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A SERIES of gas flares near Wallamore Road are nothing to be concerned about according to APA Group, who revealed it was simply part of its regular maintenance program. Residents notices the flares going off this morning, with the noise of the roaring flames reverberating around the area. APA has said the site was selected to minimise noise issues however, and the correct authorities were notified. “APA is conducting a pipeline inspection of the Central Ranges Pipeline today as part of APA’s routine but essential maintenance program of the pipeline,” a spokesperson said. “This operation includes the need to flare some natural gas from the pipeline just outside of Tamworth to ensure the correct and safe operation of the inspection tool. READ ALSO: “The flaring location was carefully selected and assessed for community safety and to minimise noise. “APA has been in regular contact with local emergency authorities and affected landholders about the planned maintenance program. “We expect to complete the routine maintenance inspection today.” APA owns and maintains the Central Ranges Pipeline that extends from Dubbo to Tamworth. Our journalists work hard to provide local, up-to-date news to the community. This is how you can continue to access our trusted content:

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A SERIES of gas flares near Wallamore Road are nothing to be concerned about according to APA Group, who revealed it was simply part of its regular maintenance program.

Residents notices the flares going off this morning, with the noise of the roaring flames reverberating around the area.

APA has said the site was selected to minimise noise issues however, and the correct authorities were notified.

“APA is conducting a pipeline inspection of the Central Ranges Pipeline today as part of APA’s routine but essential maintenance program of the pipeline,” a spokesperson said.

“This operation includes the need to flare some natural gas from the pipeline just outside of Tamworth to ensure the correct and safe operation of the inspection tool.

“The flaring location was carefully selected and assessed for community safety and to minimise noise.

“APA has been in regular contact with local emergency authorities and affected landholders about the planned maintenance program.

“We expect to complete the routine maintenance inspection today.”

APA owns and maintains the Central Ranges Pipeline that extends from Dubbo to Tamworth.

Our journalists work hard to provide local, up-to-date news to the community. This is how you can continue to access our trusted content:

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