Nearly 4,000 plastic waste containers clogged in Việt Nam's ports
More than 3,800 plastic waste containers have piled up for more than 90 days at Việt Nam’s three major ports of Hải Phòng, Vũng Tàu and HCM City’s Cát Lái, according to the latest report by Việt Nam Customs.
The HCM City People’s Committee has petitioned the Government to draft a master plan for the protection of the Đồng Nai River Basin.
Two tonnes of garbage were collected from under Long Biên Bridge in Hà Nội over the weekend by around 200 volunteers.
Nearly 90 per cent of the country’s urban sewage is discharged untreated directly into waterways, according to a report by the Ministry of Construction.
HCM City authorities have promised to take swift action to curb the worsening air pollution, including improving environmental monitoring capacity and establishing an early warning system for residents.
Both climate-change adaptation and modern technological solutions are needed to actively manage water resources, deputy director of the Việt Nam Academy for Water Resources, Trần Đình Hoà, told a workshop in HCM City on October 4.