Thousands march in Beirut to demand an end to the trash crisis, Saturday, March 12, 2016. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Activists announced on Sunday that they will cut off roads leading into the capital Monday morning in protest over the Cabinet plan to establish landfills, in a new move to exert pressure on the government to find an alternative solution.The Cabinet Saturday approved a plan to reopen the Naameh landfill for two months, whose closure eight months ago sparked the worst trash crisis in Lebanon's history, as well as set up "temporary" landfills for four years in Burj Hammoud, just east of Beirut, and Costa Brava, south of Beirut.Environmental activists and protesters already demonstrated at the entrance of the Naameh landfill and in Choueifat on Sunday, voicing their complete rejection of opening any landfills.
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