This file photo shows a general view of Tripoli's coastal line, Tuesday, July 12, 2011. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Tripoli Mayor Ahmad Qamareddine discussed met Wednesday with a waste treatment delegation to discuss possible methods of dealing with Tripoli's growing waste dump, the state-run National News Agency reported.The municipality, the dump site managers and Tripoli residents alike were concerned that the mountain might collapse into the sea, potentially causing an environmental disaster.A contract signed by the Council for Development and Reconstruction and the Fayha Municipalities Union with the dump's managing company Batco in 1999 limited the development of the dump to a height of 25 meters.
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