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Record Fine Feared Too Small to Cover Dead Fish Damage in Vietnam

Observers and activists in Vietnam say a record pollution fine against a foreign-owned steel mill neither compensates all victims nor sends a stern enough warning to the country’s other export manufacturers. Taiwanese-funded Formosa Ha Tinh was accused of letting toxic waste pollute the ocean in April, causing 80 tons of fish to wash up on beaches in one of the country’s worst environmental disasters.  Taiwanese-funded company fined $500 million for pollution In June, the...

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