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  1. Lebanon Closes 27 Factories To Protect Litani River From Industrial Waste

    27 Sep 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report BEIRUT China.org Lebanese caretaker Industry Minister said Wednesday that his ministry has closed 27 factories that do not comply with environmental standards since the start of this year. Hussein Hajj Hassan said ...

    Local Press Report - 09/27/2018 - 06:53

  2. Hope After Decades of Pollution in Lebanon’s Litani River

    30 Sep 2016- 10:13 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Al Arabiya For decades, environmentalists and locals have grown increasingly concerned about levels of pollution in Lebanon’s longest river, the Litani. Over the last several months there have been small dev ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2016 - 10:13

  3. Lebanon's Health Ministry Shuts Down Two Water Companies in Sidon

    4 Feb 2016- 09:56 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star Health Ministry inspectors Wednesday closed down two water companies in the southern city of Sidon for being unlicensed and not meeting health standards, bringing the total number of water companie ...

    Local Press Report - 02/04/2016 - 09:56

  4. Lebanese Health Ministry Starts Shutting Down Water Companies

    26 Jan 2016- 09:55 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star The Health Ministry Monday closed down two drinking water distribution companies in south Lebanon, days after announcing a joint campaign with the industry ministry to clamp down on unlicensed and ...

    Local Press Report - 01/26/2016 - 09:55

  5. Lebanese Ministries Launch Campaign Against Unlicensed Water Vendors

    21 Jan 2016- 09:06 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star Health Minister Wael Abu Faour and Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan announced the start of a joint campaign Wednesday to go after unlicensed drinking water distribution companies following ...

    Local Press Report - 01/21/2016 - 09:06

  6. Mount Lebanon Residents Oppose Plan to Dump Waste Atop Aquifer

    30 Jul 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star Mount Lebanon residents blocked access to some of the region’s quarries Wednesday evening after news emerged that a ministerial committee was looking at dumping the waste on top of one of the coun ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2015 - 09:28

  7. Lebanese Health Ministry Warns of Contaminated Water in Metn

    3 Jun 2015- 09:20 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star The Health Ministry declared on Tuesday spring water in the Metn town of Bteghrin unsafe to drink after it was found to be contaminated. Pollution Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease Water Quality Be ...

    Local Press Report - 06/03/2015 - 09:20

  8. Lebanese Water Company Says Supply Clean

    18 Nov 2014- 10:19 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star There is no pollution in the public water supply to Beirut and Mount Lebanon. But if health ministry tests do show pollution, it would be the fault of citizens tampering with supply networks, the ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2014 - 10:19

  9. Lebanese Minister Announces New Environment Plan

    9 Apr 2014- 10:29 by Local Press Report BEIRUT The Daily Star A new plan to recycle waste and close down a controversial landfill site in the costal town of Naameh will be presented to the Cabinet this week, Environment Minister Mohammad Machnouck told Th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/09/2014 - 10:29

  10. Turbidity Disrupts Supply in Beirut

    14 Mar 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star Lebanon cut off water supply to residents north of Beirut due to naturally high turbidity levels resulting from the winter storm, a statement from the water company said Thursday. In a statement, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2014 - 10:06