Min-Chao Wang's research while affiliated with Chaoyang University of Technology and other places

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Article
This study aims to assess the relationship between risk perception, attitude, and avoidance among residents toward an urban incinerator in Taichung, Taiwan. A cross-sectional study was conducted and three schools were enrolled. The case group was composed of 514 residents who live near an incinerator. The control group was composed of 264 people ne...

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... NIMBYism is demonstrated by residents in the surrounding area who adopt a protectionist attitude and take measures to resist and protest against the construction of an unwelcome facility near their homes [3]. Accidents at WTE facilities have a negative effect on real estate values, generate toxic gases, and cause air and noise pollution and other risks [4][5][6]. WTE plants can have serious adverse effects on the life and health of surrounding residents which results in their siting and construction being opposed by these residents. Conflicts over the construction and operation of WTE projects in China first emerged in 2009 with the Beijing Asuwei anti-WTE incident which occurred in that year, followed among others by the Qingyuan Fenshui anti-WTE incident in 2012, the Zhejiang Yuhang anti-WTE incident in 2014, the Qingyuan Shili anti-WTE incident in 2017, and the Zhongshan Jiufeng anti-WTE incident in 2019. ...