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Ha Noi opens waste treatment plant

Update: June, 10/2015 - 08:00
The project, built on a total estimated expenditure of VND47 billion (US$2.16 million), includes a landfill covering around 3ha and has the capacity to treat around 100 tonnes of waste a day. — File Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — The Ha Noi People's Committee inaugurated a waste treatment facility, which works on an environmentally-friendly Japanese technology, at Xuan Son waste treatment zone in Son Tay Town on Monday.

The project, built on a total estimated expenditure of VND47 billion (US$2.16 million), includes a landfill covering around 3ha and has the capacity to treat around 100 tonnes of waste a day.

The plant will help treat solid wastes from the capital's western region, including Son Tay, Ba Vi, Phuc Tho and Quoc Oai districts.

Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Fukuoka Governor Ogawa Hiroshi noted that Fukuoka prefecture has enough experience in tackling pollution and will cooperate with and support Ha Noi in addressing various environmental issues. — VNS

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