Taihu Lake neighbours reprimanded

Ong, Clive
June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/25/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 72, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the closure of chemical plants around Taihu Lake by the city government in Wuxi, China. According to the traders in eastern China, the closure has weakened petrochemicals demand. The closure is part of the government's plan to resolve the pollution problem at the lake and to ensure the residents in the area could receive clean water from the said lake, which is the country's third largest freshwater lake.


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