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Aquaculture is one of the economic pillars and important livelihoods of the Mekong Delta. However, it is threatened by coal-fired thermopower plants.

Surplus ash and slag at thermal power plants remains untreated

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has 20 coal-fired thermopower plants which produce 15.7 million tons of ash, slag and gypsum a year. 

China’s outdated coal thermal power technology sold in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - China’s policy on exporting its coal thermal power technology has raised concerns among environmentalists, who say Vietnam could become the destination for the outdated technology.

Thermal power plants next to HCM City raise concerns about pollution

VietNamNet Bridge - MOIT is consulting with Long An and HCMC local authorities about the location for the Long An Power Center, which HCM City opposes. 

Vietnam recycles only 10% of ash and slag

VietNamNet Bridge - In developed countries, 90 percent of ash and slag from plants is treated and recycled into materials useful for industry. In Vietnam, the figure is 10 percent.

Electricity of VN promises to open thermal power plants to public supervision

VietNamNet Bridge – The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has told thermal power plants belonging to EVN to open their doors once a month to local authorities and the public to visit and monitor the operation of the plants.

Ninh Binh Fertilizer overburdened with debts to Chinese Eximbank

The debt worth VND5 trillion with interest rate of 4 percent to Chinese Eximbank has been burdening Ninh Binh Fertilizer. Problems occur regularly at its plant, and the more products it makes, the more losses it incurs.

Vietnam to make unburned bricks from thermal power plants’ ash

VietNamNet Bridge - Making unburned bricks from ash appears to be the best solution for the ash discharged by thermal power plants.

Vinacomin plans to build another thermal power plant

The Vietnam Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) is going ahead with its plan to build its third third thermopower plant in Cam Pha City, despite warnings about environment pollution and protests from Quang Ninh residents.

MOIT: Coal-run thermal power plants still only choice in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam will continue developing coal-run thermal power plants in the upcoming years despite the anticipated impact on the environment, as no better solution has been found.

What is the solution to grey mud in Vietnam?

VietNamNet Bridge - Research has shown how to use coal residue to make building materials, but thermal power plants have not applied the findings on a large scale.

Uong River turns black after oil spill from Uong Bi thermopower plant

VietNamNet Bridge – Residents in Quang Ninh Province have been living in fear because of an oil spill from the Uong Bi thermopower plant that has yet to be cleaned.