|Project Details||m2 sea fill area m2 land area, 28 ha in total According to the TUBTAK (Turkish Scientific and Technical Researches Institution) report, a 40 km2 area is at risk. |
In the scope of Aksa-Dow partnership, it is planned to establish a chemical storage unit with a capacity of 50.000 tons of acrylonitrile. The terminal will be located 200 meters from the coal-fired thermal power plant with 645 MW power.
people are potentially affected if the terminal is built in the earthquake zone, a chemical diffusion will affect a 40km2 area in an hour in case of a quake. Taskopru is 1 km, Ciftlikkoy is 5 km and Yalova is 12 km close to the area and 130.000 people live around the project location.
|Relevant government actors||Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation, Provincial Directorate of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Yalova Governorship, Provincial Special Administration, Forestry Operation Directorate, Provincial Culture and Tourism Directorate, Provincial Directorate of Health, Taskopru County Municipality|
|Environmental justice organisations and other supporters||TMMOB Yalova Chamber of Civil Engineers, TMMOB Chamber of City Planners Bursa Branch, TMMOB Yalova Chamber of Architects, ADD Yalova Association of Kemalist Thought, ASEF Association for Combating Groundless Armenian Allegations, Yalova, CYDD - Association in Support of Contemporary Life, Egitim-Sen - Education Union, Ecological Collective, Greenpeace Yalova Volunteers Group, Kamu-Sen- Public Union, City Council, Chamber of Women, NGO Working Group, MAGDER Neighbourhood Disaster Volunteers, Nenehatun Education and Mutual Aid Society, PAB Thursday Evening Cyclists, Turk-Sen - Turkish Education Union, TEMA - The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats, TEMAD - Turkish Retired Non-commissioned Officers Association, Turkish Pensioners Association, TGB Turkish Youth Council, Turkish War Veterans Association, TUKODER Consumer Protection Association, TUM-BEL-SEN Municipality and Local Government Labourers Union, TSD Turkish Handicap association, YACEP Yalova Environment Platform, YAFEM Yalova Folklore Training Centre, YAFOD - Yalova Amateur Photographers Association, Yalova Bar Association, Besiktas Football Club Supporters Association, Yalova Branch, Yalova Cem Foundation, Fenerbahce Football Club Supporters Association, Hand by Hand for Yalova Platform, Yalova Womens Solidarity and Social Aid Association, Yalova Chamber of Craftsmen for Shuttle Operators, Yalova New Life Handicapped People Association|