Đồng Nai set to close handicraft brick-kilns by year end

Brick-kilns in residential quarters – and those using fossil fuel materials – in the southern province of Đồng Nai must close no later than the end of this year, chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Trần Văn Vĩnh announced in a conference in the province. Deputy chairman Vĩnh asked district authorities to have detailed plans to close the brick-kilns causing pollution. The province is currently home to two brick-kilns using fossil materials in Long Thành and Vĩnh Cửu districts. The province has 140 brick-kilns not using fossil materials in Biên Hòa City and in Long Thành, Trảng Bom, Vĩnh Cửu and Xuân Lộc districts.

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