WASHINGTON - The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made “forever chemicals” is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, said a report on Wednesday by an environmental watchdog group. … [Read more...] about U.S. drinking water widely contaminated with ‘forever chemicals’: environment watchdog
Essay about shortage of water
While electricity consumption has not reached the maximum capacity, electricity production in the northern region is encountering difficulties as a number of coal-powered generators with a total capacity of over 2,000 MW could not be operated due to various reasons. … [Read more...] about Electricity restored after forest fires impact transmission lines
-- Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a get-together on the occasion of Tet, which is Vietnam's Lunar New Year festival, on Wednesday with veteran revolutionaries, current and former leaders of the Party, State, Vietnam Fatherland Front, and overseas Vietnamese. … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – January 23
Initially he found the job, which requires him to carry bonsai trees and flower plants to and from trucks, water trees and flowers and serve customers, tiring, but has gotten used to it. The only thing that bothers him now is the scorching sun and the temperatures of more than 30 degrees Celsius. … [Read more...] about Tet trade-off: college students stay back in Saigon for casual work
Investors of one power plant only show the impacts the plant may have on the area. Meanwhile, there are many power plants on the same river, and separate reports won’t show the accumulative impacts of all the plants to the environment. Similarly, ca ban (Pangasius mekongensis) also lives at the estuary of Mekong Delta and migrates back to southern Laos to reproduce. The fish is an important target for fishing industry in the deep-water areas on Tien and Hau Rivers, such as Tan Loc Isle, Vam Nao canal and coastal areas. … [Read more...] about Will the Mekong Delta have fewer coal-fired power plants?