Reports of a planned paraxylene (PX) plant in Jinshan District, Shanghai, have spurred several...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 3, 2014
Protests that began Sunday against a proposed paraxylene (PX) plant in Maoming, Guangdong...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 2, 2014
On Sunday, locals in Maoming, Guangdong Province staged a protest against a proposed paraxylene...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 30, 2013
In 1997, widespread protests against a paraxylene (PX) plant in Xiamen, Fujian forced officials to change their plans and launched the NIMBY movement in China. The plant was moved to inland Zhangzhou, and was completed and...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 15, 2013
After three successive days of demonstrations (see pictures at Tea Leaf Nation and Global Voices), protesters in Jiangmen, Guangdong won a written guarantee on Monday that a planned uranium processing plant nearby would not go...
by Cindy | Jun 25, 2013
Following a series of anti-paraxylene (PX) demonstrations across China, including recent episodes in Kunming and Chengdu, People’s Daily declared on Monday that the petrochemical is no more carcinogenic than coffee. Li...
by Samuel Wade | May 31, 2013
While Kunming authorities won praise for their handling of demonstrations against a nearby PX plant early this month, subsequent episodes have driven them to unusual and illegal measures against further protest. Real-name...
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