29 Oct '11, 10pm

#NoFreeLunch?? #footprint Jinko Solar Promises 2 Clean Up Toxic Mess $JKS

Chinese solar maker Jinko Solar (NYSE:JKS) promised to clean up its toxic waste only after protestors stormed its factory. 500 Chinese protestors broke into Jinko’s factory, ransacking offices and overturning vehicles, after toxic waste released into a river killed large numbers of fish. According to China’s state media agency, the factory’s waste disposal facilities have failed pollution tests since April, and authorities had previously ordered the company to suspend operations. In response to the protests, the company apologized for improper storage of waste, which contained fluoride, saying it “will take all necessary steps to ensure that it is in compliance with all environmental rules and regulations. Any deficiencies in environmental protection uncovered will be immediately remedied.” A company spokesperson said, “We cannot shirk responsibility for the legal conseque...

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