Tay Ninh penalises polluting enterprises

TAY NINH (VNS) — The Natural Resources and Environment Department of Tay Ninh Province penalised 116 enterprises that have been discharging waste into the Vam Co Dong River since 2013.

Those enterprises were fined more than VND12.5 trillion (US$581 million) total.

Nguyen Dinh Xuan, the department's director, said that in order to keep the province's water sources clean, the department asked enterprises to build waste treatment facilities that meet national standards. — VNS