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Cement company fined for noise pollution

QUANG BINH — The Natural Resources and Environment Department of the central province of Quang Binh yesterday fined a company VND120 million (US$5,700) for causing noise pollution.

The Natural Resources and Environment Department of the central province of Quang Binh yesterday fined a company VND120 million (US$5,700) for causing noise pollution
The Natural Resources and Environment Department of the central province of Quang Binh yesterday fined a company VND120 million (US$5,700) for causing noise pollution

The Van Ninh Cement Company was found to be creating noise at levels 15 decibels higher than allowed noise levels, causing surrounding residents to suffer from noise pollution.

The company also did not have an available environmental protection plan, as required.

Local authorities ordered the company to take measures to reduce the noise pollution.