Volume 90 Issue 3 | p. 10 | News of The Week
Issue Date: January 16, 2012

China Backtracks On Plant Closure

Environment: Government may have second thoughts about shutting a p-xylene facility
Department: Business
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: p-xylene, China, environment

A petrochemical facility in Dalian, China, is still in operation months after the local government ordered its closure. Commissioned three years ago, the p-xylene plant is owned by the local conglomerate Fujia Group and Dalian Petrochemical, a subsidiary of PetroChina.

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