Residents in the area said the ash contained cloth, nylon, burning plastic and scrap pieces, causing a terrible toxic smell and giving them headaches and dizziness when inhaling it.
With quarantine sites across Hà Nội full, many flights destined for Nội Bài Airport are being diverted to Vân Đồn Airport in Quảng Ninh Province. Vietnam News Agency talks to the airport’s director Phạm Ngọc Sáu about the safety protocols being implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The HCM City Department of Natural Resources and Environment plans to change the way solid waste is classified at source to suit treatment technologies, its chief has said.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environment in northern Bắc Ninh Province has asked all relevant authorities to investigate the illegal dumping of toxic waste by a local environment company into the province’s Cầu River.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has made strides in administrative reform, shown by the reduction of time spent on processing administrative procedures in the field of environment, officials have said.
Delayed development of waste treatment projects and poor household rubbish classification has left central provinces facing a serious challenge that could continue for years to come if nothing is done.
Districts in the northern province of Bắc Ninh are being polluted by untreated industrial waste and local authorities have failed to come up with any solution so far to improve the situation, Vietnam News Agency reported.