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12 killed in Map Ta Phut chemical fire in Thailand

By Mon, May 07, 2012 3:49AM UTC Comments Off

BP has already blogged (here and here) on the Supreme Administrative Court decision in 2009 upholding an injunction against 65 projects at the Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate noting that Thailand’s economy will face a significant hit because of the decision. Then another post on the environmental problems at Map Ta Phut. AP: A fire caused by explosions in...

Thai court says most Map Ta Phut projects can proceed

By Thu, Sep 09, 2010 11:30AM UTC 0 Comment

By Newley Purnell After nearly a year, the Map Ta Phut saga might finally be coming to a close. Roughly $10 billion worth of projects, as you may recall, have been suspended in the Map Ta Phut industrial estate since September 2009. The projects were halted by a Thai court ruling after a lawsuit by an...