Over 600ha of forest in Binh Thuan to be felled for national reservoir project

The important national Ka Pet Water Reservoir project in My Thanh Commune of Binh Thuan Province’s Ham Thuan Nam District was decided by the National Assembly to invest in 2019. More than 619 hectares of natural forests including special-use forests, protected forests and production forests will be cut down for the project construction. Instead, the locality will have to replant more than 1,800ha of forests in other places in the province according to the Law on Forestry provisions which regulates that the investor must restock the destroyed forests by planting new trees to replace 3 times the area of natural forest that has been converted to other uses.

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Dan Thuy