Chin Well Fasteners fails to resolve environmental violation?

chin well fasteners fails to resolve environmental violation
Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam may not have put a stop to its environmental violations

On April 18, during the inspection to verify whether the firm has successfully remedied the damage caused by its environmental violations, the authority found large amounts of waste mud and chemicals buried around the factory of Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam.

The representative of the board of management of Dong Nai Industrial Zones Authority told VIR that during the past two years, the inspection team of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment has conducted weekly inspections to supervise the firm’s actions to mitigate the it caused.

“At the latest inspection, the inspection team found abnormal signs at the firm’s landfill. The team collected samples of waste at the landfill for testing. To date, the authorities have not published their findings,” said the representative.

He added that entirety of the wastewater pipeline system which was directly connected to the surrounding lakes and rivers was removed and the firm paid the fine to the provincial authority.

Previously, Dong Nai Police co-operated with the province’s Department of Natural Resources and Environment to stage an unannounced inspection at the facility, whereby they detected that the company discharged untreated wastewater into the environment.

In addition, the company was found to have illegally buried approximately 200 tonnes of harmful waste mud.

At the time, local residents also complained that their daily lives were affected by environmental pollution caused by Hung Nghiep Formosa’s industrial park subdivision, where Chin Well Fasteners is located.

Established in June 2005 with the investment capital of $80 million, Chin Well Fasteners Vietnam, a subsidiary of Chin Well Fasteners Co., Sdn., Bhd., manufactures screws, nuts, bolts, threaded parts, rivets, and special cold form parts. Its products are exported to the US, Europe, and Southeast Asia.