USAID helps detoxicate Da Nang Environment

USAID helps detoxicate Da Nang

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) on February 19 announced that it has contracted with TerraTherm Inc. to carry out thermal remediation of dioxin at Da Nang airport in the central city of the same name.
Society

Chemical warfare remnants site in pipeline

Plans to build a memorial centre that focuses on the toxic chemicals US forces used during the war in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue was discussed at a conference in Hanoi on October 30.
Society

Detoxification-treated AO victims leave hospital

Twenty-four people from the central city of Da Nang, who have high dioxin concentrations in their blood, were discharged from Military Hospital 103 in Hanoi on October 11 after a month-long detoxification course.
Advanced technology to defeat Agent Orange Environment

Advanced technology to defeat Agent Orange

A seminar on use of In-Pile Thermal Desorption (IPTD) technology to clean up dioxin contamination at Da Nang Airport was held by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), in Hanoi on July 31.
Society

Dioxin clean-up begins at Phu Cat airport

Construction of a 5,400 cu.m. secure landfill site began at Phu Cat airbase in the central province of Binh Dinh on Dec. 16, in a project to isolate dioxin contamination at the airbase.
Defence ministry cleans up dioxin areas Society

Defence ministry cleans up dioxin areas

The Ministry of National Defence has briefed foreign military attachés on the ministry’s efforts as well as its international and US cooperation in overcoming the aftermath of toxic chemicals left by US troops during the war in Vietnam.
US House holds hearing on AO Politics

US House holds hearing on AO

The US House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment held a hearing on AO in VN on July 15.
Environment

US helps remove AO in Da Nang

The US Government has announced a 1.69 million USD environmental remediation project to support Vietnam in addressing Agent Orange/dioxin contamination at the Da Nang Airport.