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Sinopec temporarily shuts three petchem units for violating environmental regulations

3:14 AM MDT | October 2, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP; Beijing) says that Sinopec has asked three of its subsidiaries in Guangdong province, China to temporarily suspend operations for violating environmental regulations.  The three subsidiaries in Guangdong - Sinopec Guangzhou Petrochemical (Guangzhou), Sinopec Zhanjiang Dongxing Petrochemical (Zhanjiang), and polystyrene producer New Sino-US Chemical (Zhanjiang) - have been ordered to take corrective actions. The move follows accusations by the local government in Guangdong that the three subsidiaries of...

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