Toxic oil to be sent to treatment plant

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VietNam News English 17 hour(s) ago

Nearly 7,000 litres of toxic polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) transformer oil that has been stored in a warehouse at Quang Ninh's Cai Lan Port since 2007 will be removed next week.

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VAVA seeks cooperation to improve care for AO victims

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago 3 duplicate news

VAVA seeks cooperation to improve care for AO victims

The Health Ministry and the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin (VAVA) discussed measures to strengthen their cooperation in providing care for AO victims at a meeting in Hanoi on August 20.

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Stored toxic waste threatens Halong Bay

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 day(s) ago

Stored toxic waste threatens Halong Bay

The authorities in Vietnam is trying to find ways to deal with 7,000 litres of toxic waste that have been stored near Halong Bay for seven years.

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Trains carrying toxic chemicals collide in US, 2 dead

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Trains carrying toxic chemicals collide in US, 2 dead

Two freight trains transporting toxic chemicals smashed into each other in the US state of Arkansas early Sunday (Aug 17), killing two people and injuring two others, police said.

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Trains carrying toxic chemicals collide in US, 2 dead

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Trains carrying toxic chemicals collide in US, 2 dead

Two freight trains transporting toxic chemicals smashed into each other in the US state of Arkansas early Sunday, killing two people and injuring two others, police said.

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Firm told to deal with toxic substance threat

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Firm told to deal with toxic substance threat

VietNamNet Bridge – The Cuu Long Investment Joint Stock Company has been instructed to deal with 6,900 litres polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) transformer oil it has stored in a warehouse at Cai Lan Port since late 2007.

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Firm told to deal with toxic substance threat

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Firm told to deal with toxic substance threat

The Cuu Long Investment Joint Stock Company has been instructed to deal with 6,900 litres polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) transformer oil it has stored in a warehouse at Cai Lan Port since late 2007.

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Quang Nam suffers effects of illegal gold exploitation

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Quang Nam suffers effects of illegal gold exploitation

VietNamNet Bridge – Illegal gold mining has plagued Tam Lanh Commune in the central province of Quang Nam for many years, affecting local resident's living conditions, while also threatening the environment.

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Firm told to deal with toxic substance threat

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

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Toxic mine leak turns Mexico river orange

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Authorities on Sunday imposed restrictions on the water supply to several towns and cities in northwest Mexico, after toxic substances from a nearby mine reportedly turned a river orange, killing fish and livestock.

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Toxic mine leak turns Mexico river orange

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Authorities Sunday imposed restrictions on the water supply to several towns and cities in northwest Mexico, after toxic substances from a nearby mine reportedly turned a river orange, killing fish and livestock.

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Quang Nam suffers effects of illegal gold exploitation

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

Illegal gold mining has plagued Tam Lanh commune in the central province of Quang Nam for many years, affecting local resident's living conditions, while also threatening the environment.

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Vietnam rejects bug eating as West embraces it

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

A rash of deaths linked to insect-eating this summer has prompted doctors to issue warnings about toxic fungi and natural venoms found in bugs at a time when the UN appears to be pushing them as a future source of safe protein.

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Exhibit on Vietnam’s AO victims ongoing in southern city

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Exhibit on Vietnam’s AO victims ongoing in southern city

An exhibit showcasing hundreds of photos of Vietnam’s Agent Orange victims and historical materials on the toxic defoliant is running in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho until August 20.

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Better policy needed to support AO victims

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam has adopted a number of policies specifically designed for Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims, supporting them with vocational training and medical treatment.

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