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February, 26 2014 09:24:00

Company fined for illegal dredging

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QUANG BINH (VNS) — The People's Committee of the central province of Quang Binh has imposed the maximum fine of VND440 million (US$23,680) on a local company found dredging river sand.

According to Le Minh Ngan, head of the province's department of environment and natural resources, Duc Toan Co Ltd in Tuyen Hoa District was fined for a number of violations including mining without approval and at an excessive capacity.

The company's mining license has also been suspended until August 11 this year.

The license will be revoked completely if the company fails to meet its obligations under the penalty. — VNS

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