Gov’t names 27 potential polluters

Up to 27 projects of seven State corporations are listed in a Ministry of Industry and Trade’s directive as being liable to cause environmental pollution. In the directive on strengthening environmental protection issued this week, Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Tuấn Anh requested all relevant corporations to review and report their findings, as well as suggest measures for environmental protection in 2016-17. The Electricity of Việt Nam (EVN) topped the list with eight projects, namely Thái Bình Thermal Power Plant 1, Vĩnh Tân Thermal Power Plant 2, Vĩnh Tân Thermal Power Plant 4 and its expanded project, Duyên Hải 1, Duyên Hải 3 and its expanded project, and the Quảng Ninh Thermal Power Company.

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