Judge Halts Costa Brava Landfill Expansion for Now

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Judge Halts Costa Brava Landfill Expansion for Now

The controversial Costa Brava landfill will not be expanded for now after a judge’s decision Tuesday ordering work to stop pending a report into its risks. Civil society group United for Lebanon had filed a lawsuit over the Cabinet’s expansion decision in June.

“I’m so happily overwhelmed,” Dr. Rami Ollaik, prominent activist and lawyer with United for Lebanon, told The Daily Star shortly after Aley Court of Urgent Matters Judge Rola Chamoun’s decision was announced.

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Source: The Daily Star