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Factory smoke clouds China pollution pledges

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Clouds of smoke billow from the chimneys at a Chinese chemical plant rumbling with activity, more than a year after authorities closed it following protests by thousands of people. 

Smoke billows from chimneys at the Dalian Fujia Dahua Petrochemical factory in Dalian, China's Liaoning province, on January 18, 2013. The Chinese chemical plant is rumbling with activity, more than a year after authorities closed it following protests by thousands of people.

The factory in Dalian was ordered to halt work and relocate 17 months ago after local residents took to the streets, fearing a toxic chemical spill that might poison them and their children.

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