A demonstrator holds up a sign depicting Dalian's rejection of PX, or paraxylene, the toxic chemical made at a plant 20 kilometres upwind from the city. Photo: AP A demonstrator holds up a sign depicting Dalian's rejection of PX, or paraxylene, the toxic chemical made at a plant 20 kilometres upwind from the city. Photo: AP
A demonstrator holds up a sign depicting Dalian's rejection of PX, or paraxylene, the toxic chemical made at a plant 20 kilometres upwind from the city. Photo: AP
Paraxylene (PX)

Fears over expanded paraxylene projects as Beijing decentralises approval process

The government will give local authorities the power to approve the expansion of plants producing the hazardous chemical paraxylene

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A demonstrator holds up a sign depicting Dalian's rejection of PX, or paraxylene, the toxic chemical made at a plant 20 kilometres upwind from the city. Photo: AP A demonstrator holds up a sign depicting Dalian's rejection of PX, or paraxylene, the toxic chemical made at a plant 20 kilometres upwind from the city. Photo: AP
A demonstrator holds up a sign depicting Dalian's rejection of PX, or paraxylene, the toxic chemical made at a plant 20 kilometres upwind from the city. Photo: AP
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