Vietnam province fears ‘another Formosa’ as paper mill raises environmental concerns

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

With the fish death disaster caused by wastewater dumped by a steel plant into the waters off central Vietnam still fresh in the minds of citizens, administrators in a province housing a paper mill are worried about giving history the opportunity to repeat itself.

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Scrap steel imports threaten Viet Nam’s environment

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Importing large amounts of scrap steel is turning Việt Nam into an industrial landfill, with environmental risks coming with the waste.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 6

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

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Vietnam refinery permitted to discharge wastewater into sea

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

A north-central Vietnamese province has given the green light for an under-construction oil refinery to release treated wastewater directly into the sea for the next ten months.

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Formosa nears completion of environmental protection items

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company in the central province of Ha Tinh has completed 52 out of 53 environmental protection tasks required of it after violating regulations on environmental protection, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).

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Taiwan paper plant red-flagged

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

The $220 million Dai Duong paper plant project, invested by the Taiwanese company Chang Yang Holding Ltd. in the southern province of Tien Giang, may be scrapped due to environmental concerns.

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Binh Duong starts operating second wastewater treatment plant

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The southern province of Binh Duong on Friday put into operation a wastewater treatment plant in Thuan An Town, the second of its kind in the province.

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HCM City struggles to reach wastewater treatment goals

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are struggling to reach the target of having wastewater treatment systems at all export processing zones, industrial parks and industrial complexes by 2020.

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Formosa upgrades equipment after mass fish death disaster

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Ltd. in Ha Tinh Province has buy two environmentally-friendly dry coking system from a Japan company to continue operation after the mass fish death in the central region last year.

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Tourism enterprises complain about waterway pollution

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

Travel firms in HCMC at a meeting with city leaders on April 13 proposed the city government take drastic actions to reduce pollution in urban waterways to attract tourists.

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Fish farms in Hau Giang closed for fear of pollution from paper mill

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Fish farmers in Hau Giang Province have decided to stop their work for fear of possible wastewater discharges from the Lee & Man Paper Manufacturers.

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Proposal to raise fish near paper plant's waste discharge lake slammed

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Environmental experts have pointed out problems with the idea of raising fish by the waste water discharge lake at Lee & Man Paper Plant in Hau Giang Province.

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HCMC asks for help from Japan’s wastewater treatment technology

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Dinh La Thang yesterday afternoon hoped that the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) would help treat wastewater by introducing businesses or transferring technologies in the field to HCMC.

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Formosa’s $10.5 billion Ha Tinh steel complex meets requirement to start blast furnace

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The working group from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment complemented by a body of other scientists have concluded that Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Co., Ltd. (HFS), a subsidiary of Taiwanese Formosa Plastics Corp. meets the requirements for the first blast furnace to start operation.

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Hot-dip galvanising factory suspected of polluting rice fields

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Locals at Hoa Tien 2 Village in Da Nang City are accusing a local hot-dip galvanising factory of discharging untreated wastewater and killing the rice fields and livestock.

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