Waste treatment company fined for discharging untreated wastewater

Update: December, 10/2018 - 16:10
Untreated waste at Đại Lào Waste Treatment causes severe pollution. — Photo
Viet Nam News

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 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