The construction of a VND170.8 billion (US$7.5 million) factory manufacturing mechanical products, machinery and spare parts started at Phu Vinh industrial park inside Vung Ang economic zone in Ky Anh town, the central province of Ha Tinh on March 23.
The total output of farmed and off-shore caught fish of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue reached 30,388 tonnes in the last seven months, showing a year-on-year increase of 18.72%.
Llime kiln dust filter explosion in Formosa Ha Tinh Steel project has very little impact on the preparations for the factory launch, but the giant steel complex has been under strict governmental supervision since the environmental disaster it caused last year.
The explosion of the lime kiln dust filter equipment in Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Plant (FHS) located in the central province of Ha Tinh came from the breakage of a dust fabric filter, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
More than one year since the maritime environmental incident ravaged four central provinces, information about the results of investigations into Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh, has been made public while the supervision over activities of the violator has been carried out strictly.
A year on from the sea environment incident caused by Formosa, the tourism industry in the central province of Quang Binh is gradually recovering.
One year ago, the sea environmental incident caused by Formosa affected the production of local people in four central coastal provinces of Vietnam. The sea has now become safe and fishermen have started going out to sea.
Many serious environmental pollution cases were uncovered and strictly handled in 2016, the Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) said on December 29.
The central province of Quang Tri has begun distributing compensation money to those affected by the marine pollution incident caused by Taiwan’s Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation.
About VND147 billion (over US$6.6 million) of compensation from Taiwanese Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation was distributed to people affected by the marine environment incident in 20 out of 29 coastal communes in Thua Thien Hue Province in the first phase as of October 31.
The Vietnam Fisheries Association (VFA) has proposed building a map of the sea floor for fishing in the four central provinces affected by the Formosa environmental incident.
Phan Xuan Dung, Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for Science, Technology and Environment (NACSTE), talks to Vietnam Economic Times about the country’s science and technology level.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has emphasised the prompt delivery of compensation to residents in four central provinces affected by the serious marine pollution incident earlier this year as well as support for them to resume normal life and production.
It is necessary to build an annual long-term fundraising programme to promptly support people affected by natural disasters, heard a conference held by the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee in Hanoi on August 26.
The results of tests on seafood caught in the four central coastal provinces affected by the mass fish deaths in April will be announced in early September, according to the Health Ministry’s Food Safety Department.
The Prime Minister has signed a decision on the establishment of a steering committee on measures to stabilise lives and production in four central provinces affected by the serious environment incident.
More than 80,000 labourers in the fishing industry and other marine businesses in the central province of Ha Tinh have received assistance in various forms from local authorities following the serious environmental incident that affected four north central coastal localities.
The four central coastal provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue which have been affected by the recent mass fish deaths have been employing multiple drastic solutions to help locals stabilise their lives.
Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company has admitted responsibility for a spate of mass fish deaths in four central coastal provinces of Vietnam, said Mai Tien Dung, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office.
The interdisciplinary inspection team led by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has started to check the wastewater treatment system of Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Ltd. to clarify the linkages between the company’s discharge and the mass fish death in Central Vietnam.