Environment watchdog issues fine of VND400 mln on polluter

People’s Committee in the highlands province of Lam Dong has issued fine of VND400million ($17,601) to Atlantic Vietnam Company in Bao Loc city-based Loc Son Industrial Park.
 

Illustrative photo (Photo: VNA)

Illustrative photo (Photo: VNA)

Environment police officers in the province detected the company violated environment protection regulation while paying visit to the company.
For instance, Atlantic Vietnam discharged untreated waste water into the environment; as per the law, it is fined with VND125 million.
Additionally, the polluter rarely operated the waste treatment system or it wrongly operated; accordingly, inspector issued additional fine of VND 25 million plus with fine of VND62.5 million for other violations. Total administrative fine is VND212.5 million.
As per the laws, a fine will be doubled in environment pollution as an organization, accordingly, the company has to pay VND425 million. Inspectors also asked the company to remove illegal equipments.

By DOAN KIEN – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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