Europe, Industrials

NGOs file new legal claim against Belgian ethane cracker

Ineos chemical plant port of Antwerp
Ineos chemical plant in the port of Antwerp. The ethane cracker has been the source of a legal dispute between ClientEarth and the British chemicals group since 2020 (Photo: Nicolas Maeterlinck/Belga Mag/AFP via Getty Images)

Allegations of potential cross-border pollution and an incomplete environmental impact assessment underlie new attempt to halt plastics project

A group of Belgian and Dutch non-profits is supporting ClientEarth in its fresh attempt to stop the construction of an ethane cracker in the port of Antwerp, Belgium.

The environmental groups, which ...

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