Health Minister Wael Abu Faour Tuesday referred scores of city councils and internal businesses, including hospitals and restaurants, to prosecutors over allegations of contributing to wickedness of a Litani River that bisects Lebanon.
In western Bekaa, dual city councils and 11 dairy factories, farms and assorted businesses are listed as polluting a Litani River.
Last week, a ministerial cabinet motionless to postpone work during all protected and unlawful silt quarries nearby a Litani River, until a repairs they have caused is rectified.
On Jul 15, Environment Minister Mohammad Machnouk announced that a World Bank Board of Directors had authorized a $55 million loan to purify adult a Litani and a Qaraoun Lake.
Article source: http://www.dailystar.com.lb//News/Lebanon-News/2016/Aug-03/365265-abu-faour-leads-crackdown-on-litani-polluters.ashx