Forming a team to examine the cause of mass fish deaths on the Bau Giang River
The inspection team determined that the starch processing facility had discharged its waste directly into the environment, causing mass fish deaths on the Bau Giang river, Quang Ngai province.
On the morning of May 9, the People’s Committee of Tu Nghia district, Quang Ngai province said that it had just coordinated with the People’s Committee of Nghia Trung commune to set up a team to examine the cause of mass fish deaths on the Bau Giang river.
Wheat starch processing facilities discharge directly into the environment.
“Initially, the inspection team noted that a starch processing facility in An Ha village 1, Nghia Trung commune had directly discharged untreated wastewater into the environment. Most likely, this facility was the culprit. causing mass fish deaths on the Bau Giang river section,” said Nguyen Tuan Kiet, Chairman of Nghia Trung Commune People’s Committee.
Massive fish deaths on the Bau Giang River.
In the past few days, on a section of Bau Giang river (running through Nghia Trung commune and La Ha town, Tu Nghia district) there has been a situation of mass fish deaths, stench, turbid river water, foaming, etc. worry people.
Dead fish appeared in the river about 500m long.
According to the people of Nghia Trung commune, the situation of dead fish and smelly fish appeared about 3-4 days ago. “The main reason is that the starch processing facility directly discharges the waste, causing a lot of fish deaths. This dead fish situation appears once in a while, making our people very worried,” said Mr. Vo Dinh. Toan (in Nghia Trung commune) said.
Wastewater from the flour processing facility flows into the river.
In 2010, many households living in An Ha 1 hamlet submitted a petition to the local government about the fact that the starch processing facility discharges directly into the environment, has a very unpleasant odor, and affects the environment. health of people around. However, up to now, the starch processing facility is still operating.
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