Hanoi is calling for investments into wastewater treatment projects from 2016 – 2020, in a bid to protect the environment for sustainable development.
VOV.VN - Energy is used in every part of the country’s economy—powering homes, businesses, factories, and cars, said speakers at a seminar on November 7 in Soc Trang Province.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Italy have signed a memorandum of understanding for the projects – Flood Early Warning System (phase 2) and Wastewater Treatment System (phase 1) in Tay Ninh province.
The administration of Thua Thien-Hue, a central province hit by the mass fish deaths earlier this year, has been asked to constantly supervise the payment of compensatory money to the affected residents.
Indicators relating to the sea water quality in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces are mostly within allowable limits, with the contents of iron, phenol and cyanide declining remarkably, heard a conference in Hanoi on September 20.
Vietnam will need around US$10.2 billion to carry out water supply and wastewater treatment projects in the 2016-2020 period, according to figures released at a recent press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on an upcoming exhibition of this sector.
The marine environment in the coastal areas of four central provinces stretching from Ha Tinh to Thua Thien-Hue is basically safe, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Tran Hong Ha has said.
Toxic gases and floating particles of unknown origin have been suspected to have caused fish deaths along a major canal in Ho Chi Minh City, as experts urge the completion of a wastewater treatment plant in the city aimed at improving water sanitation.
Amid rising concern over industrial water pollution, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has said it will begin a nationwide check of factories’ wastewater treatment systems in August.
VOV.VN - The Dutch government on July 22 hailed a new state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility in the southern province of Binh Duong as a giant step forward in cleaning up the environment.
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 foreign direct investment (FDI) sector, which has significantly contributed to the growth of the Vietnamese economy, has on the other hand posed negative impacts to the nation’s ecosystem with a number of environmental destruction cases, seriously affecting the public health.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested Thua Thien-Hue province to only license textile supporting industrial infrastructure developers which are committed to establishing a standard concentrated wastewater treatment system together with a monitoring mechanism.
VOV.VN - On July 1, the central province of Ha Tinh adopted temporary policies supporting coastal residents affected by the recent mass fish deaths, only one day after the incident’s cause was announced.
Ho Chi Minh City needs a large amount of money to fix its flooding problem since it was designed for two million people but the population has surged to more than 10 million, experts have said at a recent conference on the issue.
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.
Nearly 35 kilometers of roads in Ho Chi Minh City will be dug up starting this month as part of a canal cleanup project.
The Prime Minister has approved a “Sewage and Wastewater Treatment in Di An town area” project to be implemented in the southern province of Binh Duong.
The Belgian Government will provide VND252 billion (US$11.08 million) in official development assistance for a 439-billion-VND project on wastewater treatment and drainage systems in northern Thai Nguyen province.