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Quangang District

The chemical spill accident in Quangang District, Quanzhou, China on November 4 is found to be 10 times as worse as initially reported. According to the government of Quanzhou, the actual leak of C9 aromatics was 69.1 tonnes instead of 6.97 tonnes understated by the Fujian Donggang Petrochemical Company. Several officials of Quangang District have been suspended from their posts and seven company employees have been arrested by the police in connection with the cover-up.

  1. Global Times