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.
How to effectively implement Decision No. 985a /QD-TTg approving the national action plan on air quality management up to 2020, with a vision toward 2025, was the subject of a conference held in Hanoi on September 22.
China’s air pollution has been proven to create an adverse impact on air quality in the northern border provinces of Vietnam, a study by a climate change body finds.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has introduced a national draft plan for managing air quality by 2020, whose goal is to control sources of emissions, improve the ambient air environment, and ensure a healthy environment for all people.