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  1. Taizhou still promoted for chemical plant

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of ethylene and 2.4 million tonnes of paraxylene (PX) a year, according to Taizhou media. But city residents have been putting postings online and sending mobile phone messages urging people to take action to ensure the project stays out of Taizhou. They said the government should not pursue economic gains at the expense of the environment. 'Paraxylene is highly dangerous and can cause ...

  2. Environmental chiefs approve divisive Fujian chemical project

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... The Tenglong chemical factory, which Taiwanese businessman Chen Yu-hao has invested in, would produce 800,000 tonnes annually of paraxylene, or PX as locals dub it, a petrochemical widely used ... in Gulei, will use paraxylene to manufacture PET, which is used in containers for food, beverages and other liquids. The full assessment reports of the two approved chemical projects have not been ...

  3. All eyes in Xiamen on chemical plant study

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the plans to build an 11 billion yuan factory to produce the chemical p-Xylene - dubbed PX by residents - in the suburb of Haicang. The report, whose abridged version can be downloaded from the city ... about the plant. One of the PX plant's investors, the Xianglu Petrochemical Company, also came in for criticism in the report. It said a Xianglu plant started manufacturing without passing ...

  4. Thousands protest against chemical plant in Xiamen

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... singing the national anthem, demonstrators shouted slogans: 'Down with PX! Preserve Xiamen!' and 'Stop the plant, don't postpone it!' Tension has been rising in Xiamen for the past few weeks over plans to build the 11-billion-yuan factory producing the chemical p-Xylene- which local residents have dubbed PX- in the suburb of Haicang, just 7km from the city centre, ...

  5. Chemical plant plan not dead yet, officials say

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 108 billion yuan and expected to produce 800,000 tonnes of paraxylene a year, has been the subject of public anger because of fears it could cause catastrophic environmental disasters. Xiamen ...

  6. Clashes mark second day of chemical plant protest

    Posted Jun 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... want to build in Haicang, a suburb 7km from the city centre and just 3km from new schools and apartments. Xiamen residents have dubbed it the 'PX project'. 'Yellow stands for our ...

  7. Chemical reaction

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and disregard for safety is widespread. Yet even so, the proposed Xiamen PX plant- as locals dub it- stands out for the scale of investment, its proximity to human population, the danger of the chemical ...



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