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Citizens of Lebanon & Citizens of the world ask the Government of Lebanon and the World Bank to stop the construction of Bisri dam project & the destruction of Eshmoun Valley

The petition calls to withdraw the Bisri dam project and to adopt environmental friendly alternative solutions. These should be based on water demand management policies, controlling private wells and using monitored renewable groundwater to supply Greater Beirut.

Marj Bisri has to be protected as a natural reserve as per the Ministry of Environment decision issued in 1998. Residents must be supported to preserve and develop their agricultural lands and enhance the environmental and cultural tourism potential of the valley.

#StopBisriDam
#SaveEshmounValley

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Lebanon Eco Movement

This petition closed 10 months ago

How this will help

Signing the petition will prove to the World Bank and the Lebanese Government officials that citizens are aware of the shortcomings of Bisri dam and of its destructive environmental effects, its...

Signing the petition will prove to the World Bank and the Lebanese Government officials that citizens are aware of the shortcomings of Bisri dam and of its destructive environmental effects, its harmful social impact and its irreversible historical and cultural heritage loss.

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