HCMC firms pulled up for poor environmental practices

The HCMC Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA) today named 26 companies based in industrial and export processing zones for violating environmental laws, warning their licenses may be revoked.

They include foreign-owned firms and are based, among others, in Tan Binh, Tan Tao, Cat Lai II, Hiep Phuoc, and Tan Thoi Hiep industrial zones and Linh Trung Export Processing Zone.

HEPZA said the firms are guilty of discharging untreated effluents and other waste.

More information is available at www.hepza.gov.vn.

By CH.Dung – Translated by Thuy Doan

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