Vietnam's environmental disaster has killed at least 100 tons of fish: official

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At least 100 tons of dead fish have been washed ashore in an ongoing environmental disaster along the central coast of Vietnam since early April, according to a government official.

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Chemical use at Formosa under inspection: deputy minister

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Chemical use at Formosa under inspection: deputy minister

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai supplied information on the use of chemicals imported by Taiwanese Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh steel company, which the public has been suspicious of a link with the mass fish deaths in the north central region recently, at a cabinet meeting yesterday.

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It is now Hoi An's turn to allay concerns about water, seafood safety

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It is now Hoi An's turn to allay concerns about water, seafood safety

Authorities in the central town of Hoi An on Wednesday announced that waters off its coast are safe, dismissing social media reports that fish have been killed due to contamination spreading from neighboring provinces to its north.

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Tonnes of dead fish continue to plague Thua Thien-Hue

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Tonnes of dead fish continue to plague Thua Thien-Hue

While the mass fish deaths have decreased in Ha Tinh and Quang Binh and Quang Tri provinces, it is still plaguing Thua Thien-Hue with tonnes of dead fish found over the last few days.

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Heavy metal levels found at in fish samples in central Vietnam ‘safe’

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Heavy metal levels found at in fish samples in central Vietnam ‘safe’

Highly toxic heavy metals founds within seafood samples taken from the two central provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Tri which were affected by mass fish deaths are within the permitted levels, health authorities have claimed.

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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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Formosa Ha Tinh awaits inspection

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Formosa Ha Tinh awaits inspection

On May 4, the interdisciplinary inspection team led by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment started to check the wastewater treatment system of Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Ltd. to clarify the linkages between the company’s wastewater discharge and the mass dying of fish in Central Vietnam, according to newswire Baogiaothong.vn.

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PM works with local authorities on mass fish deaths

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PM works with local authorities on mass fish deaths

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 1 had a working session with leaders of the central provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, and Thua Thien-Hue suffering from mass fish deaths.

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Int’l experts track down causes of mass fish deaths

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VGP – A group of foreign experts are now in the Vung Anh economic zone in Ky Anh commune, Ha Tinh province, seeking to figure out the roots of unusual mass fish deaths in the four central provinces, said a senior office.

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Vietnam forms national panel to identify cause of mass fish deaths

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Vietnam forms national panel to identify cause of mass fish deaths

A national-level council consisting of nearly 100 Vietnamese scientists has been established and tasked with figuring out the reason behind mass fish deaths found in central provinces since early April.

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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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Two men arrested for arousing demonstrations over mass fish deaths

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Two men arrested for arousing demonstrations over mass fish deaths

Police in the central provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Binh have arrested two men for conducting anti-state propaganda and inciting public demonstrations over mass fish deaths in the central coast waters.

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Heavy rains & cyclone blow away roofs of houses in Ha Tinh

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Heavy rains & cyclone blow away roofs of houses in Ha Tinh

A heavy rain accompanied with cyclone and strong winds appeared in Huong Son, Vu Quang, Huong Khe district of Ha Tinh province on May 3.

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PM requires reports on licensing, supervision of Formosa’s discharge

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PM requires reports on licensing, supervision of Formosa’s discharge

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the People’s Committee of Ha Tinh province to report on the licensing and supervision of the wastewater discharge system at Taiwanese Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company.

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Fishing resumes in central Vietnam after mass deaths

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Fishing resumes in central Vietnam after mass deaths

After several weeks of suspended activity, fishermen in the central provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Binh have resumed operations in the wake of the unexplained mass fish deaths in the region.

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