Yongxiang company responded to the “Wutongqiao stimulated air fog incident”: the government informed that all equipment and equipment were safe and normal

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on the morning of August 20, a large number of residents in Wutongqiao District, Leshan City, Sichuan Province, appeared with irritating fog. After hearing the news, a large number of residents evacuated one after another, even causing traffic paralysis on the road out of the city.

in the late night of August 21, Leshan Emergency Management Bureau and Leshan Ecological Environment Bureau jointly issued a situation circular, saying that the masses reported that the salt and phosphorus chemical recycling industrial park (South) in WUTONGQIAO district had a irritating aerosol problem. According to the preliminary investigation by the provincial and municipal expert group, the main reason is: affected by the “8.18” catastrophic flood disaster, Sichuan Yongxiang polysilicon Co., Ltd( In order to ensure safety, the plant area was flooded; on the morning of August 20, due to no electricity and no water, the tail gas washing system of the company could not function normally, resulting in the gas discharged into the washing system by pressure relief of the unit could not be fully absorbed and treated, and a small amount of irritating hydrogen chloride gas was emitted into the air. Before

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, Sichuan Yongxiang Co., Ltd. issued a statement at 10:55 on August 20 that since the flood subsided on August 19, 2020, Yongxiang resin, Yongxiang polycrystalline silicon, Yongxiang new materials and Yongxiang silicon materials of our company have entered the stage of comprehensive cleaning and cleaning. At present, all equipment and devices involved in the company are normal and safe without any leakage and other abnormal conditions.

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on August 20, the emergency management personnel investigated

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in Yongxiang polysilicon. In the Red Star news live broadcast on the afternoon of August 20, a technician surnamed Li from Sichuan Yongxiang polysilicon company once said that “he also smelled the pungent smell”, but definitely said “it is not the smell of our factory area”. Tong, an assistant to the chairman of the board of directors of Sichuan Yongxiang Co., Ltd., said that after the incident, the factory had conducted a comprehensive investigation in the factories of four local companies under Yongxiang, and no problems were found.

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in the early morning of August 22, Sichuan Yongxiang polysilicon Co., Ltd. issued a statement again, saying that the relevant information of the government was known on the 21st. Yongxiang resin, Yongxiang polycrystalline silicon, Yongxiang new materials and Yongxiang silicon materials involved in our company organized and carried out carpet type inspection again. All equipment and devices involved in the company were normal, safe and reliable. The company will continue to carry out dredging and cleaning work according to the established plan, and strive to resume production as soon as possible.

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later, the Red Star News reporter contacted the relevant personnel in charge of publicity of the company, who confirmed that the latest statement was indeed issued by the company, representing the company’s attitude and thanking the media for their concern for the company.

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reported that the people in Wutongqiao reported the occurrence of irritating aerosols: no excessive

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were detected in relevant indicators; Leshan then reported “irritating odor”: a small amount of irritating hydrogen chloride was scattered in the air

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: Yongxiang company responds to “Wutongqiao irritant aerosol incident”: the government has informed that all equipment and devices are in normal and safe condition