City authorities uncover illicit diesel from waste motor oil

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Market Management on April 1 announced that they have uncovered an illicit production unit that produces diesel from waste motor oil in Tan Thong Hoi Commune in Cu Chi District.

Earlier, on March 20, market management officials coordinated with local police and the Department of Natural Resources and Environment in Cu Chi District to inspect the diesel production unit.

They found that the unit did not have a business license and their product did not have any label. The unit manager admitted that they have sold 200 diesel liters so far.

The inspectorate has seized 80,600 liters of diesel, 39 pumps, one generator and chemicals to make diesel.

By Dinh Ly – Translated by Huyen Huong

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