Hydropower plant fined for violations in water resource management

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Environment Ministry inspectors fined Ho Ho Hydropower plant in central provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Binh for violations in water resource management, a ministry official confirmed yesterday at a press conference.

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China says 173 steel firms violate environmental rules

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

As many as 173 Chinese steel enterprises were found to have violated the country's environmental rules during recent nationwide investigations into the industry, the environment ministry said on Monday.

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Concerns over huge new coastal steel project

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

A steel project in south-central province of Ninh Thuan is facing public scepticism due to the recent mass fish deaths caused by Formosa’s pollution incident.

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4 months after mass fish deaths, fishermen in central Vietnam remain jobless

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4 months after mass fish deaths, fishermen in central Vietnam remain jobless

Hundreds of fishing boats have stayed ashore at a fishing village in Ha Tinh Province since April when tons of dead fish washed ashore local coast and created a seafood scare across the country. The steel plant of Taiwan’s Formosa around two kilometers away, which is held responsible for the disaster, has yet maintained its daily operation, with the red and white chimney pictured.

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Formosa pays $500 mil compensation for marine disaster in central Vietnam

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Formosa pays $500 mil compensation for marine disaster in central Vietnam

Taiwanese company Formosa Plastics, which caused deadly marine pollution in the central region by discharging untreated effluents, has paid up the US$500 million compensation it promised to, officials said.

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Formosa to finish fixing all environment-related flaws by mid-2018

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Formosa to finish fixing all environment-related flaws by mid-2018

Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co. Ltd, which was blamed for mass fish deaths along the central coast earlier this year, expects to fix all of its environmental protection problems by mid-2018.

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Vietnam’s central waters safe for swimming, farming after mass fish deaths: ministry

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Vietnam’s central waters safe for swimming, farming after mass fish deaths: ministry

Seawater along the Vietnam’s central provinces is now safe for swimming and fish farming operations, four months after the region was hit by mass fish deaths, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment confirmed Monday.

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Formosa transfers $250 million compensation

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Formosa transfers $250 million compensation

Taiwanese Formosa steel company has transferred US$250 million out of $500 million the company pledged in compensation for sea environment pollution in the north central region, said Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha on July 29.

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Vietnam to check factories' wastewater treatment plants

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Vietnam to check factories' wastewater treatment plants

Amid rising concern over industrial water pollution, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has said it will begin a nationwide check of factories’ wastewater treatment systems in August.

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PM introduces new Cabinet structure

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PM introduces new Cabinet structure

VGP – The new Government will have 18 ministries and four ministerial agencies, according to PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc's proposal on the Cabinet structure presented at the first plenary session of the 14th National Assembly.

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Chemical producer fined for untreated wastewater release

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Chemical producer fined for untreated wastewater release

A company has been fined VND860 million for releasing untreated wastewater into Hau River in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

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Vietnam province demands $180 mil from Formosa for mass fish deaths

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Vietnam province demands $180 mil from Formosa for mass fish deaths

Quang Binh, one of the four provinces in central Vietnam hit by a toxic spill disaster in April, has demanded Taiwanese steel firm Formosa pay at least VND4 trillion ($180 million) to recompense for the devastating impacts on its environment and economy.

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Vietnamese mining firm suspended after sludge disaster

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Vietnamese mining firm suspended after sludge disaster

The environment ministry on Tuesday suspended the operation of a titanium-zinc mining company whose waste reservoir broke last week, releasing a large amount of toxic sludge into a resort and the sea in the central province of Binh Thuan, VnExpress reported.

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Paris museums on alert as flood chaos hits France, Germany

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

Paris museums on alert as flood chaos hits France, Germany

Floods in Germany and France have killed at least 10 people and forced thousands from their homes, officials said Thursday as Paris' Louvre museum announced it would move treasures out of reach of the swollen Seine.

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Vietnam to test salt for safety after fish deaths

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Vietnam to test salt for safety after fish deaths

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development has ordered agriculture officials in central provinces to test cooking salt produced there for toxic metals after recent mass fish deaths have raised concern about the safety of coastal waters.

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