Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

Ba Ria – Vung Tau (VNA) – Authorities from Ba Ria – Vung Tau province on May 10 sealed 28 yarns and fabrics-dying machines of a Taiwanese firm in the Ngai Giao Industrial Park (IP) in Chau Duc district for violating environmental protection regulations.

The machines are sealed for three months for the Mei Sheng Textiles Vietnam Company to address the consequences it has caused to the environment and water resources.

This is the seventh time the company has had their machines sealed for illegal water discharges.

According to the General Department of Environment, the company constructed a dying workshop with a capacity of nearly 1,100 tonnes per year, and drilled 26 underwater wells without permission.

The Mei Sheng Textiles Vietnam Company, which began operation in September 2009, produces 48,230 tonnes of yarns and fabrics per year, including 1,100 tonnes of dyed products.-VNA