|A layer of haze over Jurong Island seen from Sentosa.|
During our many travels to the Southern Islands, we often see build up of emissions over installations like those at Pulau Bukom.
|Emissions from Pulau Bukom from a submerged reef|
which had dugong feeding trails in its seagrass meadows.
I often notice lots of emissions especially well before dawn.
nasty environmental impacts. During one such period, NEA said the flare at Pulau Bukom has 'not impacted the air quality on the main island of Singapore so far, and there is no cause for concern'.
There is also often 'clouds' of emissions hanging over Jurong Island.
Emissions seem more obvious at night
Another look at the haze over Jurong Island from a submerged reef.
massive flaring also seen at Jurong Island.
oil slick from the sky.
MORE photos of flaring and industrial emissions in our Southern islands on wildsingapore flickr.
Can it get worse?
How will Singapore's Eastern air quality be affected by future plans to relocate to Pengerang, Johor a petrochemical complex that was rejected in Taiwan for environmental and health reasons?
The official stand on air pollution in Singapore?
Today, Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said in a facebook post: "No country or corporation has the right to pollute the air at the expense of Singaporeans' health and wellbeing". Does this statement only apply when haze reaches hazardous levels?