Phu Yen punishes companies that violate environmental regulations
PHU YEN - (VNS) Five companies in the northern province of Phu Yen were recently asked to terminate their production lines due to violations, according to a statement from the provincial People's Committee.
The manufacturers, all located in Phu Hoa and Son Hoa districts, are Dai Minh, Tri Hue, Hai Phu, Viet Nhat and Thanh Danh.
The statement reported that these companies has used from pollution-causing materials such as diatomite, bentonite, and calcium carbonate stone powder for making their products.
Also, they have not been given permission to use these materials or establish factories the statement said.
The provincial People's Committee has assigned the department of natural resources and environment and other relevant units to fine the cooperatives who leased land to the five companies.
The two districts take responsibility for fining the companies and inspecting any further production activities. - VNS