Nearly two years after the 2016 Formosa toxic spill, fishermen in the coastal province of Quảng Trị are slowly returning to the sea or finding alternative livelihoods.
Authorities in central Hà Tĩnh Province on Wednesday stopped the illegal burning of frozen contaminated fish by a local company.
Two companies involved in an illegal case of hazardous waste landfill in central Hà Tĩnh Province have been fined a total VNĐ1 billion or US $45,000.
Tourism businesses have been told to be aware of the consumption of wild fauna and flora species for the conservation of nature as well their own sustainable development.
Prime Minister (PM), Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, on Thursday, directed the relevant ministries to handle the seafood products inventories in four provinces affected by the 2016 Formosa toxic spill.
Inundation in lowland areas in central Thừa Thiên-Huế Province continued on Thursday as floodwater from two floods that occurred earlier this week was receding very slowly and water level of the local rivers remained high.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will chair the setting up an ocean monitoring system, using capital from the Taiwanese Hưng Nghiệp Formosa Steel Plant’s compensation for its toxic spill’s impacts.
A total of 300,000 ocean fingerlings were released into an area of Tam Giang Lagoon in central Thừa Thiên- Huế Province, aiming to produce a swift recovery for local seafood resources after the Formosa toxic spill in 2016.
Locals living near the Formosa plant in central Hà Tĩnh Province stated that the Taiwanese company is encroaching upon the sea to build a solid waste storage dock. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, however, said the construction is under an approved master plan.