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14 Mar 2021 HO CHI MINH CITY
Untreated wastewater from millions of households, thousands of factories, hydropower generation, irrigation and other activities contribute to water quality degradation.
15 Sep 2016 HANOI, Vietnam
Domestic Vietnamese Hoa Sen Group reportedly plans to invest $10 billion USD on a massive steel project in the central province of Ninh Thuan. The country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has indicated that although an official license has not yet been granted, the proposed new plant has government backing...
12 Sep 2016 HANOI, Vietnam
The government of Vietnam’s Dong Nai Province has fined Taiwanese screw manufacturer Header Plan Co. over $9,000 USD for illegally discharging wastewater into a canal that flows into the Dong Nai River.The Dong Nai Department of Natural Resources and Environment started investigating the wastewater discharged by the company based on complaints from local residents...
9 Nov 2015 BIEN HOA
Vietnam's environment police on Friday warned of worsening pollution in the Dong Nai River, the southern region's main water supply that has been being exposed to multiple sources of contamination.
5 Jun 2015 HO CHI MINH CITY
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has recommended that the Government should not lift the ban on the construction of an urban area in Dong Nai Province that involves massive encroachment into a major river. The report, authorised by minister Nguyen Minh Quang, said the project had not scrupulously stuck to the law, failed to factor in the possibility of severe flooding in the Dong Nai River and its assessments of the impact on river flow were not scientifically reliable.
14 May 2015 BIÊN HÒA CITY
Experts demanded on Tuesday a complete stop to a large project, now suspended, to build a residential area and improve landscapes by encroaching on the Dong Nai River flowing through the namesake province in southern Vietnam as it violates many environmental laws.
15 Jul 2014 HANOI, Vietnam
Vietnamese companies that habitually violate wastewater treatment regulations are causing poor water and sanitary conditions that claim the lives of some 9,000 people each year, the country’s Ministries of Health and Natural Resources and the Environment said this week.Most of the companies in question discharging waste into nearby lakes, rivers, and in some instances fields...
1 Nov 2013 HANOI, Vietnam
Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade this week announced it was canceling plans to build two hydropower dams in the Cat Tien National Park due to environmental concerns.The ministry submitted a report on hydropower development to the country’s National Assembly, which did not include the two dams...
2 Jul 2013 HO CHI MINH CITY
The municipal administration plans to reduce and ban exploitation of underground water in phases beginning in 2015, in order to protect its natural water sources and minimise environmental pollution. A source from the city's Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE) said the city's decision had been made in line with a water supply development plan from now to 2025 approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung...
18 Apr 2013 HANOI
The Vietnam River Network (VRN), a well-known environment protection organization, has officially petitioned to remove the Dong Nai 6 and Dong Nai 6A projects from the hydropower plant development program, because the two projects are believed to have negative impacts on the society and the environment...