• Monday, 20 May 2024

Thai Government Issues Warning Due to A Sulfuric Acid Leak from Laos into The Mekong River

Thai Government Issues Warning Due to A Sulfuric Acid Leak from Laos into The Mekong River
Mekong River and sand dunes. (bangkokpost)

SEAToday.com, Thailand-The truck carrying more than thirty tons of acid overturned, spilling the dangerous material into the Nam Khan River, which flows into the Mekong.

Residents have been told to keep a close eye on the water quality in seven provinces along the Mekong River. The provinces are Loei, Nong Khai, Bueng Kan, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Amnat Charoen and Ubon Ratchathani.

According to estimates made by the Office of The National Water Resources, the chemical will pass through Loei’s Chiang Khan area, between April 8 and April 10.

Meanwhile, Minister of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation, Supamas Isarabhakdi, has gathered a Department of Science Service Emergency reaction team. This team’s job is to monitor the quality of water in the provinces stated above and evaluate any possible effects on the environment.

Share
Trending
Popular Post

Explosion Occurs in Bekasi Field Artillery Battalion Ammunition W...

Explosion Occurs in Bekasi Field Artillery Battalion Ammunition Warehouse

Japan Firms Walked Out of The Singapore-Malaysia High Speed Railw...

On Thursday (11/1), Japanese firms decided to opt out of the Malaysia-Singapore High-Speed railway project, amid the deadline for requests on January 15.

Jakarta Provincial Minimum Wage 2024 Set to IDR5.06 M

The Jakarta Provincial Government has set the Provincial Minimum Wage (UMP) for 2024 at Rp5,067,381

Bank Indonesia Revokes 3 Indonesian Coins

Bank Indonesia (BI) has revoked and withdrawn three types of rupiah bills from circulation, starting December 1, 2023.

31 Injured and 5 Sub-districts in Sumedang-Bandung Regency Affect...

At least 31 people were injured and five sub-districts were affected by a tornado that struck Sumedang-Bandung Regency, West Java, on Wednesday (2/21)