Đồng Nai Province plans to offer VNĐ10 billion (US$438,115) to fish farmers affected by mass fish deaths on the La Ngà River caused by a natural disaster two weeks ago.
Southern Đồng Nai Province’s agriculture department said the unsual high level of NH4 (Amoni) and NO2 (Nitrite) may be the reason behind Monday’s mass fish deaths on the La Ngà River based on a test done on water sample collected at the site.
Over 1,500 tonnes of fish have been found dead in the southern Đồng Nai Province, causing estimated damage of billions of dong, according to competent authorities.
Efforts to stabilise lives, production and businesses in the central provinces affected by the Formosa-related marine environmental incident have paid off, said Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc at a national conference in Quảng Trị Province on May 17.
Hundreds of households living along Khe Cạn Channel in central Đà Nẵng City have been complaining about the foul odour emitting from the polluted canal.
Dozens of fish were found dead in four detention basins in the past few weeks in the coastal province of Quảng Ninh, emanating a stench.
Sharp reduction of oxygen is blamed for the death of over 20 tonnes of fish at Bình Hà 1 Dam’s reservoir in the southern province of Bình Phước’s Đa Kia Commune since Monday.
Agencies in the central province of Hà Tĩnh have been trying to identify the cause of the mass fish deaths in the local coastal breeding cages on Saturday morning.
Masses of dead fish were found in central Quảng Trị Province’s communes of Triệu Vân, Triệu An, and Gio Hà, as well as in Cửa Việt Township late last month.
Authorities in the central provinces of Hà Tĩnh, Quảng Bình and Quảng Trị denied environmental factors were responsible for the toxin found in marine water.