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Release of investigation on carbon 9 leakage accident in Quangang

The Quanzhou Municipal Government of Fujian Province held a press conference on November 25 to inform the latest situation of the disposal and investigation of the carbon 9 leakage incident in Quangang. Wang Yongli, mayor of Quanzhou City, said the investigation team found that the chemical leakage accident in Quanzhou port was mainly caused by the failure to implement the production and management responsibilities of enterprises. According to the report of the commodity inspection agency and the results of investigation and evidence collection, the investigation team determined that the actual leakage of Donggang petrochemical company was 69.1 tons

after the accident, Quanzhou established a joint accident investigation group composed of municipal safety supervision, environmental protection, marine fishery, public security, port management and other departments, and invited the Supervision Commission, procuratorate and other units to participate in the investigation to conduct in-depth investigation on the nature, occurrence, process and responsibility of the accident. The investigation found that the safety production awareness of the enterprises involved is weak, the management is disordered, and the main responsibility is not implemented

the investigation also found that the company involved deliberately concealed facts, maliciously colluded with others, forged evidence and concealed the quantity from the beginning, which was very bad in nature. On the day of the incident, Donggang Petrochemical Company held a meeting of cadres at or above the middle level, demanding that the leakage be strictly confidential and unified in order to avoid criminal punishment. After the arrival of the investigation team, Huang Yiren, the legal representative of Donggang Petrochemical Company, held a meeting again and asked the personnel involved to strictly abide by the bottom line of 6.97 tons of leakage. After the meeting, Lei Yihua, deputy general manager of Donggang Petrochemical Company, colluded maliciously with Huang Yijie, the captain, to claim that the cause of the accident was aging and damage of flange gasket, and the leakage was 6.97 tons

according to the report of the commodity inspection authorities and the results of investigation and evidence collection, the investigation team determined that the actual leakage of Donggang petrochemical company was 69.1 tons. Although the enterprises cover up and take measures to absorb most of the oil, the fact of leakage exists objectively, and the environmental impact and social impact have been formed

in order to assess the impact of the leakage accident on the environment, the accident investigation team and the expert team of South China 1nstitute of science of the Ministry of ecology and environment calculated and retrieved according to the climatic conditions, tidal current and tide speed at the time of the accident. 1t is found that the impact of the leakage on the atmospheric environment of surrounding villages is limited

on November 8, Xiaocuo port management station of Meizhou Bay Port Authority ordered Donggang Petrochemical Company to suspend business for rectification. The maritime department has restricted the departure of “Tiantong 1” to cooperate with the investigation, and sent personnel to Ningbo to investigate the shipping company. The public security organ has taken criminal coercive measures against six enterprise personnel including Huang Mou Ren, the legal representative of Donggang Petrochemical Company, and four operators of “Tiantong 1” oil tanker including Ye Mou Biao, the boatswain on duty, suspected of “serious accident crime”. At present, seven directly responsible personnel including Huang Mou Ren have been arrested

the investigation team found that the Party committee and government of Quangang District did not organize and implement the emergency plan according to the division of labor, individual departments did not perform their duties in place, and the territorial management responsibility of safety production was not implemented

Wang Yongli said that after the study of Quanzhou Municipal Party committee, Yan Chaohui, deputy secretary of Quanzhou district Party committee and head of Quanzhou district Party committee, who temporarily presided over the work of Quanzhou district Party committee, had been ordered to conduct in-depth inspection to Quanzhou Municipal Party committee and municipal government, pending further investigation of the responsibility; Chen Xiangcheng, member of the Standing Committee of Quangang District Party committee, was removed from the post of deputy head of the district according to the law; Quangang District is ordered to suspend Zhu Huiyang, director of the District Transportation Bureau, and Liu Jiankang, chief staff member of the District Safety Supervision Bureau who is temporarily in charge of the Bureau’s affairs, for inspection and treatment, and to make treatment after further investigation of the responsibility

the investigation team found that the Meizhou Bay Port Management Organization under its jurisdiction has some problems, such as weak awareness of industry safety supervision, inadequate implementation of safety production responsibility system, routine safety inspection, less active performance of duties, untimely reporting and inadequate supervision

according to the circular, Chen Wenxiong, deputy director general of the Meizhou Bay Port Authority, has been ordered to suspend his post for inspection and will be dealt with after further investigation of the responsibility; Li Qingshe, the head of Xiaocuo port management station of Meizhou Bay Port Authority, has been ordered to suspend his post for inspection, which will be dealt with after further investigation; Lian Jianxing, deputy director of Xiaocuo port management station of Meizhou Bay Port Authority, has been removed