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Chinese business fined for environmental violations

Update: February, 06/2017 - 10:39
Pacific Crystal Textile Company, located in Lai Vu industrial park in Kim Thành District, was fined for discharging toxic waste which exceeded technical levels, including pH and color levels, total suspended solids (TSS), chemical oxygen demand (COD), and biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). — Photo tuoitre.vn

HẢI DƯƠNG — Chairman of People’s Committee of northern Hải Dương Province Nguyễn Dương Thái has imposed an administrative fine of VNĐ672 million (US$29,372) on a Chinese textile company for violating regulations on treating waste water.

Pacific Crystal Textile Company, located in Lai Vu industrial park in Kim Thành District, was fined for discharging toxic waste which exceeded technical levels, including pH and color levels, total suspended solids (TSS), chemical oxygen demand (COD), and biochemical oxygen demand (BOD).

The local People’s Committee asked the company to respond to the consequences of the release, collect waste water and treat it following technical standards before it is released into the environment.

Pacific Crystal began operations at its $425-million plant in Hải Dương Province in December 2015. It specialises in manufacturing fabrics and raw materials for textiles. — VNS

 

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