Untreated waste threatens rivers and lakes

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Báo Dân Trí English 19 month(s) ago

Untreated waste threatens rivers and lakes

Vietnamese river and lake network has been facing a serious pollution problems due to the large amount of waste discharged by industrial parks and even handicraft villages.

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Tien River heavily contaminated, agency warns

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VietnamNet English 28 month(s) ago

Tien River heavily contaminated, agency warns

The Tien River, which runs through several provinces in the Mekong Delta, has been severely contaminated, with some pollutants exceeding the limits by up to 1,000 times, seriously affecting the life and health of local people, authorities reported.

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Pollution threatens Gulf of Tonkin

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 29 month(s) ago

Pollution threatens Gulf of Tonkin

Vietnam's coastal region of West Bac Bo (Tonkin) Gulf, adjacent to China and other Asian countries, suffers from transboundary environmental pollution and joint efforts are being urged to tackle this problem.

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Pollution threatens Gulf of Tonkin

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Báo Dân Trí English 29 month(s) ago 7 duplicate news

Pollution threatens Gulf of Tonkin

Vietnam's coastal region of West Bac Bo (Tonkin) Gulf, adjacent to China and other Asian countries, suffers from transboundary environmental pollution and joint efforts are being urged to tackle this problem.

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Canal clean-up talks founder

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VietNam News English 36 month(s) ago

With HCM City and neighbouring Binh Duong Province unable to reach agreement on whether a canal that runs through the two localitites remains polluted, plans to set up a treatment plant has stalled.

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Ha Noi canal clean-up begins

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VietNam News English 40 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Song Hong Joint Stock Corporation yesterday began work on a VND503 billion (US$25 million) scheme to improve drainage – and the environment – in channels opening into the To Lich, Hoang Liet, Lu and Set rivers skirting the capital.

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HCM City to fight rising levels of pollution

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VietnamNet English 45 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – City authorities have urged local agencies to work more closely with the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to curb the rising levels of air and water pollution in HCM City.

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HCM City to fight rising levels of pollution

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VietnamPlus English 45 month(s) ago

HCM City authorities have urged local agencies to work more closely with the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to curb the rising levels of air and water pollution in HCM City.

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HCM City to fight rising levels of pollution

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VietNam News English 45 month(s) ago

City authorities have urged local agencies to work more closely with the Department of Natural Resources and Environment to curb the rising levels of air and water pollution in HCM City.

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A cry to help Hanoi's polluted lakes

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Báo Dân Trí English 46 month(s) ago

A cry to help Hanoi's polluted lakes

The severe pollution of Hanoi's precious lakes is the main topic of a book introduced on October 14.

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Firms avoid environmental protection fees in HCM City

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VietnamPlus English 46 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Many enterprises in HCM City have become debtors of the Municipal Environmental Protection Sub-department, not paying charges fixed by the city, a report says.

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Firms avoid environmental protection fees in HCM City

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VietNam News English 46 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Many enterprises in HCM City have become debtors of the Municipal Environmental Protection Sub-department, not paying charges fixed by the city, a report says. According to the sub-department, as of this month, more than 30 enterprises had not paid environment protection charges of about VND3 billion (US$154,000) for wastewater treatment alone.

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Work to stop at polluting textile firm

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VietNam News English 56 month(s) ago

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HCM City gets tough on polluters

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VietnamNet English 57 month(s) ago

HCM City gets tough on polluters

Slum houses beside Tran Xuan Soan Road along the Sai Gon River in HCM City. Wasted water discharged from households and industrial production polluting the river and threatening the life of people living along it.

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City gets tough on polluters

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VietNam News English 57 month(s) ago

HCM CITY The city plans to cut electricity and clean water supply to enterprises that discharge untreated wastewater deemed unsafe for daily use of residents, officials have said.

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