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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT: ANALYSIS

    Protests over industrial projects a challenge for China

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... to halt a 55.8-billion-yuan (HK$69.3 billion) expansion plan, Ningbo deputy mayor Chen Zhongchao spoke on Monday about the abandoned plan to increase production of toxic paraxylene, known as PX, which was the focus of public protests. Widely used in paint and plastics, PX can damage the central nervous system, liver and kidneys if inhaled in large quantities. Chronic exposure may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1073485/protests-over-industrial-projects-challenge-mainland-officials

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