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dimethylbenzene

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  • n. xylene

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  • The Greenpeace report, issued last week, said that as the fire from the explosion spread, large quantities of oil were deliberately released from onshore tanks to avert devastating damage to a tank at the storage facility that was filled with dimethylbenzene, a flammable and poisonous gas used to make aviation fuel and solvents.

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  • According to Steiner, firefighters at the scene later told Greenpeace China that workers had let oil escape from other tanks in the area to reduce the risk that another nearby tank containing the chemical dimethylbenzene would explode as well.

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  • Steiner said an explosion of dimethylbenzene would have caused

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  • "It is our understanding from firefighters that they made the decision to drain the additional tanks there in order to keep the fire from getting larger and in order to protect the dimethylbenzene tank that was nearby," he said.

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  • She said Greepeace was also informed that local workers were compelled to release large quantities of oil into the sea in order to avoid the bigger threat that the blaze would engulf a nearby tank of dimethylbenzene.

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  • Greenpeace said Chinese workers told the group they deliberately released additional oil into the sea to contain the fire and reduce the risk that a nearby tank of dimethylbenzene would explode.

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  • Greenpeace said that Mr. Steiner's estimates were probably on the low side, because firefighters emptied several other oil tanks threatened by fire at the terminal to lessen the risk of damage to a nearby tank of the highly toxic chemical dimethylbenzene.

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  • An article on Thursday about newly emerging accounts of an oil spill on the coast of the northern Chinese city of Dalian referred incorrectly to dimethylbenzene, a flammable, poisonous chemical that, according to a report by the environmental advocacy group Greenpeace and two people with detailed knowledge of the accident, was in a storage tank at the facility where the leak originated and where a fire was raging.

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  • a tank at the storage facility that was filled with dimethylbenzene, a flammable and poisonous gas used to make aviation fuel and solvents.

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  • a tank at the storage facility that was filled with dimethylbenzene, a flammable and poisonous chemical used to make aviation fuel and solvents.

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