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More than 15,000 trees planted in Sihanoukville in bid to fight pollution

More than 15,000 luxury neang nuon trees have been planted along Sihanoukville’s streets, around four water treatment facilities and along the Ochheuteal canal, in order to mitigate the pollution of the coastal environment when dirty water flows into the sea.

The provincial director of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Nen Chamroeun told The Post on Tuesday that expert provincial officials, community members and students had planted 11,500 saplings around four sewage treatment reservoirs in the Ochheuteal area close to the beach.

He said another 4,000 neang nuon saplings had been planted by officials from the provincial Department of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction along four city roads and in Ochheuteal.
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