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  1. Soda Plant Fined Over Latest Fish Deaths in Vietnam

    29 Jul 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAM KY, Vietnam Vietnam’s Environment Administration this week fined the Chu Lai Soda Plant in Quang Nam province nearly $33,000 for wastewater discharges in the wake of the country’s latest mass fish death. L ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:56

  2. Vietnamese Province Demands $180 Million in Compensation for Pollution, Fish Deaths

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Vietnam’s central Quang Binh province is demanding $180 million USD in compensation from a Taiwanese-owned steel company for environmental damage due to industrial pollution. Last April, 100 ton ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 11:39

  3. Vietnamese Government Blames Steel Plant for Fish Deaths, Issues $500 Million Fine

    30 Jun 2016- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam The Vietnamese government on June 30th finally issued the result of its investigation into the cause of the deaths of 100 tons of wild and farmed fish off the country’s coast back in April, blam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2016 - 11:10

  4. Wastewater From Food Processing Facility Blamed for Latest Mass Fish Deaths in Vietnam

    23 Jun 2016- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PHAN THIẾT, Vietnam A food processing facility in Vietnam’s Binh Thuan is being blamed for the deaths of nearly 4,000 farm-raised fish this week, after it was found releasing wastewater into the ocean without ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2016 - 11:36

  5. Taiwanese Company at Center of Vietnamese Fish Deaths Scandal Postpones Steel Mill Opening

    17 Jun 2016- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HA TINH, Vietnam Taiwan-based Formosa Plastics Group is postponing the opening of its steel mill in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province, in the wake of a national scandal over the role of industrial pollution in a seri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/17/2016 - 11:26

  6. Protests Continue in Vietnam Over Fish Deaths, Pollution

    8 Jun 2016- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Protesters have taken to the streets in Vietnam’s major cities and coastal communities on a regular basis over the past six weeks to demand more government action to curb environmental threats, a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2016 - 10:49

  7. Vietnamese Province to Build Monitoring Station for Steel Plant's Wastewater Discharges

    13 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam The government of Vietnam’s Ha Tinh Province plans to quickly build a monitoring station to check wastewater discharges from the Taiwanese-owned Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company plant, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/13/2016 - 10:07

  8. Vietnamese Government Urges Review of Wastewater Disposal in Wake of Fish Deaths

    9 May 2016- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam In the wake of two incidents involving mass fish deaths in the past month, Vietnam’s Environment Ministry is urging all cities and provinces in coastal areas or near rivers to review how wastewat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2016 - 11:26