Courts in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province have rejected 506 legal actions lodged by fishermen and others, including salt producers, who tried to sue Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa for polluting the sea and impacting their livelihoods, as environmental concerns steadily increase across the country.
In April, 100 tonnes of fish washed up dead on the beaches of four provinces, including Ha Tinh where Formosa’s US$10.
The toxic spill that devastated the marine environment in four central Vietnamese provinces earlier this year has also ripped the livelihood from some 200,000 people – local fishermen and their families.
An estimated 115 tons of dead fish washed ashore in April, affecting the livelihoods of more than 200,000 people
HANOI (Reuters) - Hundreds of Vietnamese fishermen traveled to a small provincial court on Monday to sue one of the country's biggest investors for compensation over an accident at its $10.6-billion steel plant, activists and a cour...
HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam said on Thursday a $10.6 billion steel plant run by a unit of Taiwan's Formosa Plastics caused an until-now mysterious environmental crisis by releasing toxic wastewater into the sea.