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Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: Asia/Pacific
China suspends p-xylene project in Zhenhai following protests
9:04 AM MST | November 9, 2012 | —Natasha Alperowicz
local authorities have ordered construction work to be suspended on a large-scale para -xylene ( p -xylene) plant near the eastern Chinese city of Ningbo, following massive demonstrations against the project at the end of October. The thousands of protesters won a pledge from the local government that construction on the 1.6-million m.t./year p -xylene plant would be halted. The protests began in the coastal district of Zhenhai, the location of the planned p -xylene plant, which is being built at the manufacturing complex of Sinopec Zhenhai Refining &...
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