- Posted 04 Apr 2017 14:20
- Updated 04 Apr 2017 15:45
Fish which an employee says are contaminated and decomposed are pictured at a frozen food storage facility in Vietnam’s central Ha Tinh province April 1, 2017. Photo taken April 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kham
QUANG TRI, Vietnam: “The big fish are all dead,” complained 50 year-old Mai Xuan Hoa, picking small fish from a net as he tried to rebuild his livelihood a year after Vietnam’s worst environmental disaster.
Sea life began washing up on April 6, 2016 near a steel plant being developed by Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Corp . Within weeks, more than 200 km (125 miles) of coast had been sullied by the accidental release of chemicals including cyanide, phenols and iron hydroxide. Continue reading “Anger burns on Vietnam’s poisoned coast a year after spill”