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Chinese residents and students stop petrochemical plant expansion in Ningbo, 2012

Time period
22 October, 2012 to 29 October, 2012
Total points
9 out of 10 points
Name of researcher, and date dd/mm/yyyy
Iris Fang, 11/11/2012

Just two weeks before the once-per-decade Communist Party congress to announce the party’s new leadership, farmers in the Zhenhai district of Zhejiang province expressed their concerns about pollution and the increasing number of internal organ diseases and cancer in the area by starting a campaign against the proposed expansion of the Zhenhai Refining & Chemical petrochemical plant. The plant was affiliated with Ningbo Sinopec, a branch of the state-owned Sinopec petroleum company.