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Formosa Plastics suspected of toxic leak in Vietnam

A Vietnamese fisherman recovers a dead fish in Lang Co, Hue, some 300km south of a suspect Taiwanese steelworks in Ha Tinh Province.

HO CHI MINH CITY/TAIPEI -- A steel unit of Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group has been accused of causing serious pollution that has blighted fisheries off north-central Vietnamese provinces by releasing untreated wastewater into a nearby sea.

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