Chinese Authorities’ Tough Sell: Paraxylene


On the morning of March 30, hundreds of residents of Maoming, a medium-sized city in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, hit the streets to protest a proposed expansion to an existing petrochemical plant jointly run by …

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NIMBY Protest Watch: Tear Gas Used in Ningbo

Another month, another NIMBY protest in China. Following the similar protests in Shifang and Qidong earlier this year, people in the coastal city of Ningbo have taken to the streets to urge the local authorities to call off a controversial …

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