Recent reports of emissions exceeding the permissible amount at Formosa steel mills in north-central Ha Tinh Province were the result of a raised capacity to evaluate the company’s emission treatment system, Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) has said.
Sea desertification is a problem that is becoming more severe around the globe, including in Vietnam.
The central province of Quang Tri on November 30 finished phase one of distributing Formosa Ha Tinh’s compensation to coastal residents for the mass fish deaths the company caused earlier this year.
Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung fielded questions on hot topics such as the escape of former Party member Trinh Xuan Thanh and the mass fish deaths in West Lake in Hanoi at a press conference on October 4.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) will assist fishermen from four central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and ThuaThien-Hue in changing their careers because of being affected by mass fish deaths.
The central province of Quang Tri has established an 18-member council to assess local damage following the recent mass fish deaths.
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.
Vietnam is facing serious marine pollution with mass fish deaths in some central provinces last April the latest incident recorded.
The cause of recent mass fish deaths in the central region has been identified but not yet publicised as it was waiting for more voices, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue supported local fishermen with 630 tonnes of rice and VND9.4 billion (US$421,200) who have been affected by the recent unusual mass fish deaths.
A delegation from the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Central Committee on May 16-17 visited and delivered gifts to fishermen affected by the environmental incident in the central coastal provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Binh.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has made a decision on urgent aid for farmers in the coastal districts of Trieu Phong, Vinh Linh, Gio Linh and Hai Lang, which are affected by mass fish deaths.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front and its member organisations have provided VND50.8 billion (around US$2.3 million) in aid to provinces hit hard by drought, saltwater intrusion and unusual mass fish deaths.
The central city of Danang and other affected provinces have launched points of sale for clean fish in the wake of the mass fish deaths that occurred in the central coastal region in early April.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned respective tasks to ministries and localities in the wake of the serious and unusual mass fish deaths that happened in the central coastal region in early April.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested relevant ministries, agencies and localities to take comprehensive measures to deal with mass fish deaths along the central coast.
VOV.VN - Hundreds of fishermen in Ky Ha, Ky Phuong and Ky Nam villages in Ky Anh district, central Ha Tinh province have suffered misery from mass dying or dead fish near the shore.
A fisherman in the central province of Ha Tinh has reported to local authorities that he saw a sewage pipe a Taiwanese steel manufacturer may have installed to discharge wastewater directly into the sea in an area where a huge number of fish have died recently.