The Litani River is seen from the Western Bekaa village of Saghbin. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Health Minister Wael Abu Faour on Tuesday submitted to prosecutors a list of entities he said are polluting the Litani River in West Bekaa.Abu Faour's decision follows health ministry inspections of establishments adcacent to the river in Baalbek, Zahle and Western Bekaa, said a statement issued by the health ministry.The World Bank board of directors has also approved a $55 million loan to clean up the Litani and the Qaraoun Lake, an artificial reservoir in western Bekaa that the river runs through.
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