Prime Minister Tammam Salam heads the waste committee at the Grand Serail in Beirut, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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A government committee tasked with solving Lebanon's trash crisis failed to agree on where to dump the capital's waste in a meeting Tuesday, one day after announcing that a deal had been reached to clean Beirut's streets.Environment Minister Mohammad Machnouk said after the committee's third meeting since Monday that the body affirmed decisions made Monday evening to remove waste from Beirut's streets.The failure to name the areas that would receive Beirut's waste signaled a disagreement between ministers over landfill distribution across Lebanon.Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb said that a solution was pending a response from Bou Saab with regards to the distribution of landfills across Lebanon.
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