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Central regions demand national action on air pollution

GrassrootsLocal governments said they sent draft regulations to the EPA for approval under the Ma and the Tsai administrations that have yet to be acknowledged

By Yang Mien-chieh and Jonathan Chin  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer

A power plant operated by Formosa Petrochemical’s naphtha cracker in Yunlin is also to be monitored closely by clean-air campaigners, Hsu said.

Yeh said the advocates would target every major industrial polluter in the region, adding that they will focus on challenging the EPA’s analytical methods, which he said use deceptive accounting that include statistical outliers in its calculations for emission averages.

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