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Project Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex: Ethylene Cracker Complex & Mono Ethylene Glycol Plant, Singapore

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Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Limited (SEPL) is planning a major petrochemicals development project in Singapore consisting of the following three elements:


Taiwan: Groups protest against sacrifice of environmental impact system

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Nov 13 2012

Environmental protection organizations protested the government's perceived sacrifice of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) system in favor of investors at a press conference in front of the Executive Yuan yesterday.

The Green Party Taiwan (GPT), one of the participating organizations, said “inappropriate industrial policies are the main issue causing the downfall of the economy. Instead, the government intends to lower the standards of environmental protection to attract foreign capital to invest in Taiwanese businesses.”


China: Protests over chemical factory resume in China

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Oct 28 2012

Protests resumed Sunday in an eastern Chinese city where thousands of residents had clashed with police a day earlier while demonstrating against the proposed expansion of a petrochemical factory over pollution fears.


Taiwan: Cabinet to review role of the EPA in investment projects

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Oct 10 2012

The government is to review the role of the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in environmental impact assessments of investment projects, Premier Sean Chen said yesterday.

The announcement came in the wake of recent rulings by the EPA that were not favorable to the proposed expansion of a Formosa Petrochemical Corp plant in Yunlin County.


Malaysia: PKR claims S’gor rejected petrochemical plant

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Oct 4 2012

The Selangor government had once rejected proposals by Taiwanese investors to set up a petrochemical plant in the state before the latter turned to Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to build the plant in Pengerang, Johor.

At a press conference here today, PKR Johor chairman Chua Jui Meng claimed that Taiwan state-owned oil refiner China Petroleum Corporation and Chemical Corp (CPC) and its subsidiary Kuokuang Petrochemical Co (Kuokuang) had approached the Selangor government through its representative company Everwish Sdn Bhd last year.

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