19:06 06/01/2023

Da Nang leads in environmental protection

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Central city tops the country in environmental protection, with 79.82 points in Environmental Protection Performance Indicators.

Central Da Nang city topped the list of Vietnam’s 63 cities and provinces in Environmental Protection Performance Indicators (PEPI) in 2021, with 79.82 points, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has announced.

It was followed by the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau and the Mekong Delta’s Tra Vinh province, with 78.79 points and 77.52 points, respectively.

The central highlands’ province of Dak Nong was at the bottom of the list, with 51.3 points.

The indicators include 27 component indexes structured into two groups: evaluations of the implementation of environmental protection objectives and tasks; and assessments of people’s satisfaction with the quality of the living environment.

It is also aimed at establishing the efficiency and effectiveness of State management over environmental protection and raising awareness and responsibilities among State management agencies and individuals about protecting the environment.