vietnamnet – Last update 15:32 | 28/07/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – A team of eight scientists arrived in the central province of Binh Thuan on Thursday to assess the environmental protection plan related to the controversial dumping of sludge into the sea.
|The Hon Cau Marine Protected Area in Binh Thuan Province contains a 2km coral reef and 234 kinds of coral where many kinds of lobster live.|
On June 23, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment granted a licence to the Vinh Tan 1 Thermal Power Plant to sink one million cubic metres of sludge near the Hon Cau Marine Protected Area, one of 16 such areas in the country.
The Hon Cau Marine Protected Area contains a 2km long coral reef and 234 kinds of corals that is home to many rare marine species.