TdGA in Hsuche elementary school children 900 meters from the Sixth Naphtha Cracker of Taiwan Plastics in Yunlin county
In 2013 and 2015, the urinary TdGA concentration in 226 children at the Hsuche elementary school was 63.1 micrograms/gram.
In October, 2013, at Hsuche elementary school 900 meters from the Sixth Naphtha Cracker complex, the urinary TdGA content in 65 children was 192.8 micrograms/gram.
In August, 2014, when the students of Hsuche elementary returned from summer vacation, the urinary TdGA content of the 46 students was 79.6 micrograms/gram.
In November, 2014, Hsuche elementary students were moved to its parent school Chiaotou elementary, 5.5 kilometers away from the Sixth Naphtha Cracker complex, the urinary content of TdGA in 46 students was 173.6 micrograms/gram.
This is actually the contention of the protesting parents who do not want to have their children moved from Hsuche elementary back to Chiaotou elementary since they contend, the October 2013 urinary TdGA content of 192.8 micrograms/gram at Hsuche elementary is as high as the November 2014 urinary TdGA content of 173.6 micrograms/gram at Chiaotou elementary. Therefore, they refuse to have their children moved from Hsuche elementary.
This is a typical example of Taiwanese populist rationality!