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Further strict supervision requested for Formosa’s waste

Further strict supervision requested for Formosa’s waste

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources on July 13 asked the People’s Committees of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue to maintain strict supervision on waste discharges from the Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company.

Formosa nears completion of environmental protection items

Formosa nears completion of environmental protection items

Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Limited Company in Ha Tinh province 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).

Thua Thien – Hue supports fishermen

Thua Thien – Hue supports fishermen

The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien–Hue have discussed measures to help fishermen overcome difficulties from the recent marine environmental incident to stabilise their living and develop production.

Numerous supports proposed for pollution-affected fishermen

Numerous supports proposed for pollution-affected fishermen

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has actively advised the Government on policies to restore the environment in four central provinces affected by the recent environmental crisis and help local fishermen to settle their lives in the long term.

Int’l media highlights mass fish death cause in Vietnam

Int’l media highlights mass fish death cause in Vietnam

Many foreign news agencies and media on June 30 ran articles and live broadcast on the Vietnamese Government’s press conference announcing the cause of the recent mass fish deaths in Vietnam’s central region.

Formosa Ha Tinh awaits inspection

Formosa Ha Tinh awaits inspection

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.

Coastal water monitored in central region in wake of mass fish death

Coastal water monitored in central region in wake of mass fish death

The Vietnam Environment Administration’s Centre for Environmental Monitoring has issued a dispatch to guide four central coastal provinces affected by the mass fish deaths in April in how to take, preserve and transport water samples for regular testing.

Central coastal localities asked to ensure tourism safety

Central coastal localities asked to ensure tourism safety

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has recently sent a document to local departments of culture, sports and tourism in several central coastal provinces asking them to ensure safety for tourism activities in the context of a recent mass fish death incident.

Hotlines set up to help fishermen

Hotlines set up to help fishermen

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has decided to set up its hotlines to help fishermen in some central provinces overcome difficulties caused by the recent mass fish deaths.