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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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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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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3 businesses fined $180,000 for polluting Vietnam river

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3 businesses fined $180,000 for polluting Vietnam river

The environment ministry has fined three businesses nearly VND3.9 billion (around US$180,000) for polluting a river and killing tons of fishes in farms in the north central province of Thanh Hoa.

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Vietnam to monitor waste discharge from Taiwanese firm linked to fish kill

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Vietnam to monitor waste discharge from Taiwanese firm linked to fish kill

The government of Ha Tinh Province said on Wednesday it will quickly set up a monitoring station to check wastewater discharged from a Taiwanese-invested steel plant, suspected to be responsible for the mass fish deaths along the central coast.

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Vietnam to inspect coastal, riverside waste disposal

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Vietnam to inspect coastal, riverside waste disposal

Amid the mysterious deaths of at least 100 tons of fish in the sea off central Vietnam, the environment ministry has urged all cities and provinces on the coast and with rivers to review how waste is disposed of.

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Some 100 scientists helping Vietnam crack fish death mystery: environment ministry

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Some 100 scientists helping Vietnam crack fish death mystery: environment ministry

Formosa steel plant in Vung Ang Economic Zone, Ha Tinh Province. Photo: Khanh Hoan/Thanh Nien

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Taiwanese firm still under scrutiny as Vietnam tries to solve fish kill disaster

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Taiwanese firm still under scrutiny as Vietnam tries to solve fish kill disaster

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered Ha Tinh Province authorities to tighten control over the discharge of wastewater by a Taiwanese steel plant, suspected to be responsible for mass fish deaths along the central coast.

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Seawater tests meet standards in dead fish affected provinces: Environment Ministry

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Seawater tests meet standards in dead fish affected provinces: Environment Ministry

After analyzing water samples, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has affirmed that seawater is within standards and safe for human activities in four north central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, where huge volumes of fish have died with unknown reason recently.

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Despite mass fish deaths, central province says coastal waters safe

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Despite mass fish deaths, central province says coastal waters safe

Officials in Quang Tri, one of the coastal provinces in central Vietnam where fish have turned up dead en masse, surprised quite a few people on Friday when they announced that its coastal waters are safe.

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Vietnam's environment ministry admits to 'slow response' to fish deaths, promises action

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Vietnam's environment ministry admits to 'slow response' to fish deaths, promises action

It is illegal to install an undersea sewage pipe, Vietnamese environment minister Tran Hong Ha has told Taiwanese steel company Formosa, which is the main suspect in an ongoing environmental disaster that has caused mass fish deaths in several central provinces.

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Efficient use of water to contribute to climate change response

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Efficient use of water to contribute to climate change response

Chairman of the Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan led the inspection delegation yesterday paid a working with Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development about carrying out policies and solutions of natural disaster and climate change response.
The long- lasting drought and saltwater influx hit nationwide. (Photo: SGGP)

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Taiwanese firm Formosa in hot water after mass fish deaths in Vietnam

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Taiwanese firm Formosa in hot water after mass fish deaths in Vietnam

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh Friday ordered the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and Ha Tinh Province authorities to investigate suspicions that a Taiwanese company has discharged untreated wastewater into the sea causing mass fish deaths.

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Hanoi’s persistent air pollution reaches hazardous level

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Hanoi’s persistent air pollution reaches hazardous level

Air pollution in Hanoi is worsening and has reached dangerous levels this week, according to official data.

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Environment Ministry worried for mineral overexploitation in Mekong Delta

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Environment Ministry worried for mineral overexploitation in Mekong Delta

Plans to evaluate mineral reserves and marine natural resources and to help residents better adapt to climate change nationwide - especially in the Mekong Delta region, the area predicted to suffer the most from climate change – are high up on the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment's agenda this year.

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