|A view of the Toko Việt Nam Co Ltd, which has been fined for causing serious pollution. — Photo vietnamnet.vn|Viet Nam News
HƯNG YÊN — Toko Việt Nam Co Ltd has been fined VNĐ802 million (US$35,600) for various violations related to environmental protection.
The company, which is in Tân Quang Commune, Văn Lâm District, in the northern province of Hưng Yên, discharged exhaust fumes and wastewater exceeding regulated levels and did not store solid waste as per regulations.
The company discharged exhaust fumes exceeding regulated levels by 1.08-1.4 times.
The company’s wastewater exceeded technological norms by 10 times.
Besides administrative fines, Hưng Yên Province asked the company to address its shortcomings, including stopping the discharge of wastewater and setting up a waste treatment system based on regulated technological norms. The changes must be completed before the end of next month.
The company began work in 2003. It produces ashlar paving stones, construction material and equipment for the construction sector. — VNS