Chinese City Freezes Plans for Chemical Plant After Barrage of Complaints – Reuters

CDT reported earlier on protests against a proposed P-Xylene chemical plant in Xiamen. Xinhua has now reported that the plans have been cancelled. From IHT: Chinese citizens alarmed about pollution won a rare victory Wednesday when a city froze a chemical project after angry residents joined hands through a flood of mobile phone text messages. Xiamen, a port city of about 1.5 million people in the province of Fujian in eastern China, ...
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