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Polluting companies told to clean up waste

Update: October, 14/2013 - 08:00
All establishments that cause serious environmental pollution must treat their waste within two to seven years, according to a plan approved by the Prime Minister.— File Photo

HCM CITY (VNS) —All establishments that cause serious environmental pollution must treat their waste within two to seven years, according to a plan approved by the Prime Minister.

At least 229 establishments were cited in the Prime Minister's decision 64/2003/QD-TTg issued in 2003 for causing pollution.

They include production and service businesses, rubbish dumps and hospitals. Their waste must be treated by 2015.

Another 222 polluters, including 104 rubbish dumps and 118 hospitals, will have to install waste treatment systems between 2016 and 2020. — VNS


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