Five enterprises penalised for environmental pollution

Police Department for environmental crime prevention and fight has decided to penalise five business enterprises for polluting the environment in Tay Ninh Province to the tune of VND773 million (US$36.700).

The five business enterprises include the Duong Minh Chau Cassava Flour Company; Cam Van Trading Company; Hong Thanh Private Company; Thien Bich Trading Company; and the Saigon-Bac Dau Company.

Earlier, the police had found the five business enterprises had violated environment protection regulations that included release of untreated wastewater into the environment, not having wastewater treatment plants and discharging wastewater in excess of permissible limits.

By H.Nam – Translated by T.Huong

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