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Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: Asia/Pacific
Delay in reporting aniline leak in China causes uproar
7:15 AM MST | January 18, 2013 | —Deepti Ramesh
The municipal government of Changzhi, China, has come under severe criticism for taking six days to report an aniline leak from a production plant operated by Tianji Coal Chemical Industry Group (Lucheng, China) that contaminated a river, leading to authorities cutting off water supplies to millions of local residents and businesses. About 9 m.t. of aniline leaked from the Tianji Coal Chemical plant and contaminated the Zhuozhang River. A further 30 m.t. of spilled aniline from the plant was contained in a disused reservoir. Lucheng, where the plant is located...
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