Fast-track procedures on new Vlora airport okayed amid environmental concerns

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times January 25, 2018 11:52

Fast-track procedures on new Vlora airport okayed amid environmental concerns

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  • The Protection and Preservation of Natural Environment in Albania, an environmental NGO, says the airport's proposed location at Akerni village threatens the "Vjosa-Narta Protected Landscape, a 194 km2 area rich in wetlands and aquatic birds encompassing the Narta Lagoon along with the delta of the Vjosa River and its surrounding areas with freshwater wetlands, marshlands, reed beds, woodlands, islands and sandy beaches

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