Vietnam Pays Out $146 Million to Fishermen Impacted by Massive Fish Kill From Steel Production
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Viet Nam News] - March 7, 2017
The four central coast provinces hit by last April's fish kill had by February 18 disbursed VND3,330 billion (US$146 million), over 70% of VND4,680 billion which the government has advanced, for victims to cope with the aftermath of the incident.
Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has asked the General Department of Fisheries to step up inspections into compensation payments in these provinces. The Formosa steel project-caused sea pollution washed ashore more than 100 tons of fish...
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