Đà Nẵng City Department of Natural Resources and Environment announced that the change in weather resulted in fish death in the Phú Lộc River.
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has decided to dismiss a senior official from the Việt Nam Environment Administration over his role in the Formosa environmental disaster last year.
Infringements and defects committed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Party Civil Affairs Committee and individuals involved in the Formosa fish deaths were serious and must be punished, announced the Central Inspection Commission.
Tests on water and dead fish have showed that mass fish deaths in the northern province of Thanh Hóa were not related to diseases, said an official.
People living around Ea Dier stream are concerned about the local environment, as the stream's water has turned black, smells foul and has left many fish dead.
Poor levels of dissolved oxygen (DO) in water was blamed as the main reason for the mass fish deaths at Đà Nẵng’s 29-3 Lake – one of the biggest lakes in the park of the same name.
Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tiến Dũng yesterday announced that the Taiwanese Hưng Nghiệp Formosa Hà Tĩnh Steel Corporation was responsible for the massive fish deaths in several central Vietnamese provinces in the past few months.
All the water samples taken from seaside resorts in the four central costal provinces hard hit by mass fish deaths recently are within the safe levels, according to a recent report.