My ancestors told us that if you have your fields and the sea, you will never go hungry. Since the Sixth Naphtha Cracking Plant has come, we don’t have anything,” a Taiwanese fisherman helpless expressed. The 398 smokestacks of the Sixth Naphtha Cracking Plant in Mailiao Township, just across the Zhuoshui River that began operating in 1998. Every summer, when the “wind” blows fumes from these smokestacks are sent northward to Taixi Village. The residents of this village not only have to put up with the foul odor, but also face health risks from harmful air pollutants.