There are more than twice the number of storage tanks in Formosa Plastics Group's (FPG's) sprawling petrochemical complex in Yunlin County as reported, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Tuesday.
Large crowds stormed into the venue of the 2013 Yilan International Children's Folklore and Folkgame Festival Saturday, the opening day of the largest summer activity in the Northeastern Taiwan county, one of the island's most popular tourist destinations.
A 0.86-meter breach in the cut-off walls between the main dam of Hushan Dam in Yunlin Country, Central Taiwan, and a sub-dam on the left bank was recently discovered, but experts yesterday urged the public not to panic as the issue can be easily resolved.
A blaze broke out at a bisphenol A (BPA) plant in the Formosa Plastics Group's petrochemical complex in Yunlin County early Thursday morning, but no casualties were reported.
Yunlin County Magistrate Su Chih-fen and about 50 business and industry leaders have jointly invited people and cyclists from around the nation to plant trees along the Zhuoshui River and take part in a large-scale banquet on May 5 to honor Mother Nature and improve the natural environment in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Shilo Bridge spanning the river.