FPG plant licenses conditionally approved

The China Post
Date: April 18, 2017
By: The China Post news staff

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Yunlin County Government on Monday conditionally approved a one-

Naphtha cracking plants operated by the Formosa Plastics Group in the southern county of Yunlin will be allowed to burn bituminous coal and petroleum coke for one more year, as the county government renewed on Monday eight operating permits for the petrochemical giant. (CNA)

year extension of eight operating licenses for using bituminous coal and petroleum coke at the Sixth Naphtha Cracking Complex run by Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) in the Mailiao Township of the southern county.

Of the eight operating permits, six were renewed to allow five sets of cogeneration facilities and one petrochemical production line at the No. 3 plant in the complex to burn bituminous coal and another two renewed to permit the use of petroleum coke at the No. 1 plant.

After screening applications filed by the FPG to renew the operating permits based on relevant environmental rules and regulations, the county government approved the renewal on the condition that FPG carry out a seasonal pollution emission reduction project from October to next March and march toward the use of clean or renewable energy, according to a top official with the county’s Environmental Protection Bureau.

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