The Fujian Donggang Petrochemical Company in Quanzhou, Fujian. On November 4, a tube carrying the C9 chemical from Fujian Donggang to a tanker came loose, spilling about 7 tonnes of the toxic liquid into the sea. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Chemical spill shows the danger of China’s model of economic growth at any cost

  • While attracting foreign investment can boost China’s economic growth, lax environmental regulations pose a risk to public health
Topic |   Environment

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The Fujian Donggang Petrochemical Company in Quanzhou, Fujian. On November 4, a tube carrying the C9 chemical from Fujian Donggang to a tanker came loose, spilling about 7 tonnes of the toxic liquid into the sea. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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