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Air-quality monitors first casualty of budget

A car drives past smoke rising from a power plant in Zouk area, north of Beirut June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

This article was amended on Thursday, July 11 2019

A previous version of this article said the Environment Ministry's budget is the second-lowest of all the ministries. In the draft 2019 budget approved by Cabinet, it is the third-lowest, behind the Industry Ministry and the Ministry for the Displaced. The Daily Star regrets the error.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 11, 2019, on page 3.




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