|Untreated waste at Đại Lào Waste Treatment causes severe pollution. — Photo zing.vn|
LÂM ĐỒNG — Lâm Đồng Province People’s Committee on Sunday fined the investor and operator of Đại Lào Waste Treatment Plant in Đại Lào Commune, Bảo Lộc City, VNĐ232 million (US$9976) for discharging untreated wastewater into the environment, the online news outlet zing.vn reported.
Specifically, Friendly Green Environment Company was charged VNĐ40 million ($1720) for releasing wastewater exceeding regulated standards by 10 times.
Authorities also applied additional sanctions which required the company to hand over a total of more than VNĐ230 million to the local budget.
The company has also been instructed to stop discharging untreated wastewater and clean up its mess. — VNS