Update news dead fish
Some 14 tons of fish were found dead in HCM City's Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal after non-seasonal rain hit the city on April 2 and 4, with the employees of the HCMC Urban Environment Co. Ltd. still collecting dead fish from the canal even until April 5.
Nearly 1,000 tonnes of fish have died since last Thursday on the La Nga River in southern Dong Nai Province, causing losses of billions of dong to local fish farming households.
VietNamNet Bridge – Exploding dynamite when fishing is being blamed for the mass of dead fish that washed ashore in the central province of Quang Tri.
VietNamNet Bridge – A sudden incident of mass fish deaths that occurred Wednesday in a section of Am River in the central province of Thanh Hoa have sparked concerns of environmental pollution.
VietNamNet Bridge – In the last couples of days, caged fish in the lake of Mat Son in Thanh Hoa province died en masse, giving out a terrible smell. Local residents had to wear masks all day and night.
An official from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has claimed the ministry will announce the official cause of the mass fish deaths when the investigation is finally finished, denying that they are burying the news.
Tens of tons of dead fish have been taken out of HCM City’s Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe canal after the downpour on the afternoon of May 16. The authorities said the fish had been killed by toxic waste, which flowed into the canal via rainwater.
The Hoa Binh Sugarcane and Sugar JSC will pay more than VNĐ1.4 billion (US$62,790 ) as compensation to the households that suffered from the mass fish deaths along the Bưởi River.
Red tide and poisonous chemicals in wastewater have been identified as the two main factors behind the massive fish deaths along the north-central and central coastline, Deputy Minister of National Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan said.
Formosa Ha Tinh yesterday apologised for the recent inflammatory remarks by its PR guru Chou Chun Fan that suggested local people couldn’t expect to maintain their local environment if they wanted to have a modern steel industry.
The authorities of Dong Nai province have announced that the low dissolved oxygen content in the water of Dong Nai River is the cause of the death of more than 200 tons of fish at fish farms in Tan Mai and Buu Hoa communes in Bien Hoa City.
VietNamNet Bridge – More than 200 tons of fish at fish farms on a branch of the Dong Nai River in the southern province of Dong Nai have been reported dead, placing many households in distress.
Tonnes of fish bred in floating rafts in Bien Hoa City, southern Dong Nai Province have died in the past few days, causing vast damage to local farming households.
VietNamNet Bridge – Over a dozen seafood processing factories in Tan Thanh District, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province have denied responsibility for the mass death of fish at nearby farms.